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XForms CR - 8.1.5 <xforms:output> - the value attribute

From: <AndrewWatt2001@aol.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 09:20:32 EST
Message-ID: <6.29f44f5.2b0cf430@aol.com>
To: www-forms@w3.org, www-forms-editor@w3.org, xforms@yahoogroups.com

In the diff-marked text in 8.1.5 a description is given of a value attribute.

In that description it is stated that the value attribute has no effect when 
a binding attribute is present.

Chapter 3.2.3 indicates that one of ref or bind (of the single-node binding 
attributes) is required.

In what circumstances does the value attribute have an effect on the 
functionality of the <xforms:output> element? Currently it is not clear.

In fact, it is not immediately obvious what value a value attribute (forgive 
the pun!) adds, since 3.2.3 seems to indicate that either a ref or bind 
attribute is required.

This is forwarded to www-forms-editor@w3.org in order that the editors 
provide clarification of the text or remove what may be an inconsistency 
between 8.1.5 and 3.2.3.

Andrew Watt
Received on Wednesday, 20 November 2002 09:21:08 UTC

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