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<UNION>, why?

From: Goetz Bock <bock@blacknet.de>
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2000 02:29:54 +0200
To: www-forms@w3.org
Message-ID: <20000919022954.A23081@titan.blacknet.de>

while I know the XForm Data Model draft I revere to is outdated,
I'd still like to know what <union> is intended for.

IMHO it mixes UserInterface stuff, into the data model:

<union name="weekday">
  <string range="closed">
  <number min="1" max="7" integer="true"/>

In the database where i store me xml data in, i definitely do not want
to have one record with <weekday>1</weekday> and another with
<weekday>Monday</weekday>. And I don't se why anybody would like to.

So, what is <union> intended for?

Received on Monday, 18 September 2000 20:30:58 UTC

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