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RE: XForms script element

From: T. V. Raman <tvraman@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 07:56:57 -0800
Message-ID: <15818.36169.596817.731116@bubbles.almaden.ibm.com>
To: Micah Dubinko <MDubinko@cardiff.com>
Cc: "'Felmey, Jonathan'" <jonathan.felmey@progeny.net>, "'www-forms@w3.org'" <www-forms@w3.org>

Specifically the reason we dropped <script/> from the xforms namespace
is that it is provided by the hosting language e.g. xhtml.
Since scripting is a function of the hosting environment in which the
xforms vocabulary is being hsted, this turns out to be the right

>>>>> "Micah" == Micah Dubinko <MDubinko@cardiff.com> writes:

    Micah> Hello,

    >> how would they go about creating a specialized script?

    Micah> The short answer is 'with the <script> element' which,
    Micah> being non-forms-specific, will be defined in another
    Micah> specification, probably XML Events part II. Note that
    Micah> XForms does contain IDL-based interfaces intended for use
    Micah> through scripting langauges.

    Micah> Good question!

    Micah> Thanks,

    Micah> .micah

    Micah> -----Original Message----- From: Felmey, Jonathan
    Micah> [mailto:jonathan.felmey@progeny.net] Sent: Wednesday,
    Micah> November 06, 2002 2:35 PM To: 'www-forms@w3.org' Subject:
    Micah> XForms script element

    Micah> I was just looking over the newest draft of the XForms spec
    Micah> and I was slightly confused about something. With the
    Micah> script element having been removed from the spec, if a
    Micah> developer could not use any of the pre-defined XForms
    Micah> action elements, how would they go about creating a
    Micah> specialized script?

    Micah> Jon Felmey Progeny Systems Corporation (703) 368-6107 x196

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