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Multiple instance elements and default for binding

From: T. V. Raman <tvraman@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2003 13:49:14 -0800
Message-ID: <15926.64218.180768.469345@bubbles.almaden.ibm.com>
To: "Michael N. Lipp" <mnl@mnl.de>
Cc: www-forms@w3.org

the rule is first instance is always used unless you name the instance
via instance('x')
>>>>> "Michael" == Michael N Lipp <mnl@mnl.de> writes:

    Michael> Hi,

    Michael> can anybody please give me a hint where the specification
    Michael> defines the behaviour of using the single node binding
    Michael> attribute "ref" without using "instance('xyz')" in the
    Michael> path expression if the model has multiple instance
    Michael> children?

    Michael> One obvious choice would be to use the first instance
    Michael> element in the model. Another could be to try to match
    Michael> the path against all instance(s) until a match is
    Michael> found. This, I assume, would have been mentioned in 7.3
    Michael> "Evaluation Context", so I doubt that this is
    Michael> intended. But I couldn't find confirmation of the first
    Michael> alternative neither...

    Michael> Thanks

    Michael> - Michael

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