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RE: lexical value of selectMany

From: Waleed Nema <wNema@MediaOne.net>
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2001 18:14:13 -0400
To: "'Micah Dubinko'" <MDubinko@cardiff.com>, <www-forms@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000401c10d7b$7bddb370$0300a8c0@deis01>
I was afraid that would be the answer! This is just as hard to
understand -for me- as requiring the ID value to start with an alpha
character (NMTOKEN)! Why should a standard impose restrictions on the
"value" of things?

To me, the user should be able to determine the delimiter -may be through
attribute(s) such as DelimeterType="xml" & DelimiterValue="item" which would
then make the value of the multiple selections a node list of elements (i.e.
<item>my value1</item><item>my value2</item>).

-----Original Message-----
From: Micah Dubinko [mailto:MDubinko@cardiff.com]
Sent: Friday, July 13, 2001 1:15 PM
To: 'wNema@NemaCorp.com'; www-forms@w3.org
Subject: RE: lexical value of selectMany

This creates a lexical value compatible with Schema list-derived
simpleTypes, such as described in XML Schema part 2, section
Derivation by list.

We're also discussing a <repeat>-like feature to bind a selectMany to
multiple child elements.

Did you have another option in mind?



-----Original Message-----
From: Waleed Nema [mailto:wNema@MediaOne.net]
Sent: Friday, July 13, 2001 5:30 AM
To: www-forms@w3.org
Subject: lexical value of selectMany

why on earth use space as a delimiter when multiple values are selected?
(section 7.6)
Received on Sunday, 15 July 2001 18:12:19 UTC

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