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Re: How to change the order of repeat-items?

From: T. V. Raman <tvraman@us.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2005 06:59:35 -0700
Message-ID: <16986.33479.234350.697001@bubbles.almaden.ibm.com>
To: suzan.foster@nerocmediaware.nl
Cc: tvraman@almaden.ibm.com, www-forms@w3.org

First off scripting and XForms are not mutually exclusive. For
this case, I would definitely write the sorter in JavaScript ---
you're still keeping your design clean and maintainable since the
scripting is not tangled up in the rest of your document.

>>>>> "Suzan" == Suzan Foster <suzan.foster@nerocmediaware.nl> writes:
    Suzan> T. V. Raman wrote:This is a good question.
    >> You would need to rearrange the instance nodes, and the
    >> easiest way to do this would be via an xpath extension
    >> function that performs the sort
    Suzan> I take it that defining an xpath extension is
    Suzan> implementation specific?  Is it possible to define
    Suzan> such functions using javascript for instance within
    Suzan> <script/> elements of the hosting xhtml document? I'm
    Suzan> afraid I can't seem to see how scripting fits in with
    Suzan> the xforms model.
    Suzan> Regards, Suzan Foster.

Best Regards,
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