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Re: evaluation context

From: Jérôme Nègre <jerome.negre@ecl2000.ec-lyon.fr>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 09:14:06 +0200
Message-ID: <003f01c1586d$a9bc3d10$630aa8c0@fischer>
To: <www-forms-request@w3.org>, <www-forms@w3.org>
> We ourselves have discovered that we need a way to merge the "xform"
> attribute with the "ref" and "nodeset" attributes, but we simply haven't
> figured out how to do that yet.

What about removing the xform attribute and introducing a new XPath function
that returns the xform:instance node ?
Something like: node xformInstance("id_of_form")

That way, one could write such expressions:
<xform:repeat nodeset="/one/path">
    <xform:input ref="/input">
ref="xformInstance('not_default_instance')/other/path/caption" />

Another question concerning context: is there a mean to use only the bind
attribute instead of the ref attribute in the preceding exemple ?

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