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XForms WD 20011207: HTML 4 Hidden input functionality in XForms

From: T. V. Raman <tvraman@almaden.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2001 20:51:53 -0800
Message-ID: <15382.57961.634477.528175@bubbles.almaden.ibm.com>
To: "JOHANSSON, Justin" <Justin.JOHANSSON@baesystems.com>
Cc: "'www-forms@w3.org'" <www-forms@w3.org>
you are correct. 
Hidden fields are indeed equivalent to having a node in the
instance data that has no UI bound to it --we'll add it to
one of the examples in the introductory section.
>>>>> "JOHANSSON," == JOHANSSON, Justin <Justin.JOHANSSON@baesystems.com> writes:

    JOHANSSON,> At first seeming conspicuous by its absence,
    JOHANSSON,> it looks like the equivalent functionality
    JOHANSSON,> of an HTML 4 HIDDEN forms input control can
    JOHANSSON,> be achieved by use of an element in the
    JOHANSSON,> XForms instance data mechanism and not
    JOHANSSON,> binding it to a form control.

    JOHANSSON,> If this is the intention, perhaps it could
    JOHANSSON,> be spelled out in the XForms spec?

    JOHANSSON,> Justin Johansson Software Engineer, BAE
    JOHANSSON,> SYSTEMS PO Box 1068 Salisbury, South
    JOHANSSON,> Australia 5108 Ph: +61 8 8480 7564 Email:
    JOHANSSON,> justin.johansson@baesystems.com

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