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Re: evaluation context

From: Jérôme Nègre <jerome.negre@ecl2000.ec-lyon.fr>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 16:00:46 +0200
Message-ID: <006c01c158a6$79a88ff0$630aa8c0@fischer>
To: <www-forms-request@w3.org>, <www-forms@w3.org>
> Weeell... this example is precisely one of the more tricky cases. I do
> remember extended discussions about having form controls inside captions
> - or more precisely, about prohibiting them. What is the use or need (or
> meaning) of having, say, a xf:input _inside_ a xf:caption? or inside a
> xf:help or xf:hint? We do have open content models for these three
> because we believe that for the integration in other markup languages,
> it doesn' make sense to disallow markup from _these_ languages (like for
> example XHTML). In the group, we are pretty convinced that XForms inside
> caption, help and hint does not make sense.
> What do you think about that?

Except for xf:output, xf:repeat, xf:switch. These form controls and
structures are useful inside caption, help and hint, I think...

> Unless I've missed a subtle point, that's the idea of the bind
> attribute: to be a simple replacement for ref+nodeset so that the UI
> designer doesn't have to write lengthy XPaths all the time.

Errr... Looks like I've missed that point (the use of bind instead of

> Hope this helps,

Oh yes, it does !


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