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Re: [Moderator Action] AW: XForms WD 20020821 - 3.2.1 Host Languages, Foreign Attributes and XForms

From: Thierry Michel <tmichel@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 18:21:31 +0200
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To: "Roman Huditsch" <roman.huditsch@hico.com>, <www-forms@w3.org>, <www-forms-editor@w3.org>

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From: "Roman Huditsch" <roman.huditsch@hico.com>
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Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2002 4:39 PM
Subject: [Moderator Action] AW: XForms WD 20020821 - 3.2.1 Host Languages,
Foreign Attributes and XForms


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> Would that mean that I can specify a @style for each Xform control (which
is since 2 or 3 WD versions ago not part of the spec any more)?
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> wbr,
> Roman
>
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: AndrewWatt2001@aol.com [mailto:AndrewWatt2001@aol.com]
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 29. August 2002 16:12
> An: www-forms@w3.org; www-forms-editor@w3.org; xforms@yahoogroups.com
> Betreff: XForms WD 20020821 - 3.2.1 Host Languages, Foreign Attributes
> and XForms
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> What is the design rationale behind the statement that all XForms elements
> must accept foreign attributes?
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> Does this mean that all XForms elements must accept XLink elements, for
> example? Or is 3.2.2 intended implicitly to exclude XLink elements in the
> context of 3.2.1?
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> If the only foreign attributes NOT allowed generally on XForms elements
are
> XLink attributes what is the cause for such anti-XLink prejudice in the
> XForms WG?
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> Am I correct in assuming that "foreign attributes" means attributes from
> namespaces other than the XForms namespace?
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> 3.2.1 also states that a host language "must" include an attribute of type
> xsd:ID on each XForms element. Why?
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> I suggest that either some explanation be provided in 3.2.1 or a forward
> reference given to some discussion of the thinking behind these decisions.
>
> Andrew Watt
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