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RE: XForms document versioning (PR#104)

From: Klotz, Leigh <Leigh.Klotz@xerox.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 10:33:35 -0700
Message-ID: <E254B0A7E0268949ABFE5EA97B7D0CF4033A5CEB@usa7061ms01.na.xerox.net>
To: Ulrich Nicolas Lissé <xforms-issues@mn.aptest.com>, <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>
Cc: <www-forms@w3.org>, <www-forms-editor@w3.org>

There's a typo here;  The "a again" should simply be removed.
I mistyped this in the text sent to Ulrich.

-----Original Message-----
From: www-forms-request@w3.org [mailto:www-forms-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Ulrich Nicolas Lissé
Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2007 1:11 PM
To: mark.birbeck@x-port.net
Cc: www-forms@w3.org; www-forms-editor@w3.org
Subject: Re: XForms document versioning (PR#104)


we changed section 3.3.1 to default model version to empty, and defined empty to
mean that the processor gets to choose the version. If no version chosen is
available, the xforms-version-exception is dispatched to the default model. The
declaration on the default model is used to make the choice. Later models may
offer declarations of model version but xforms-version-exception is a gain
dispatched to the default model if their declarations are incompatible with the
version chosen.

Ulrich Nicolas Lissé.
For the Forms WG

> Hello,
> I'd like to suggest that we have a version attribute that can be used
> on any element in a host language. This would therefore be a global
> attribute in the XForms namespace, and might be used as follows:
>    <html xf:version="1.1">
>      ...
>    </html>
> My feeling is that this attribute is less about enforcing behaviour of
> processors, and more about providing a clear indication to authors
> which type of document they are dealing with.
> For example, if a form contains a submission that uses the new
> xf:resource attribute or element, it may not be immediately obvious to
> a new author as they start to learn XForms, that this is not supported
> in all processors. Rather than having a flurry of emails on one or
> other list saying that some example doesn't work, I think we should
> encourage authors to indicate what standard is being used by a form.
> Regards,
> Mark
> -- 
>    Mark Birbeck, formsPlayer
>    mark.birbeck@x-port.net | +44 (0) 20 7689 9232
>    http://www.formsPlayer.com | http://internet-apps.blogspot.com
>    standards. innovation.
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