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Re: @number attribute on xforms:repeat

From: Erik Bruchez <erik@bruchez.org>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 12:33:49 +0100
Message-ID: <438AEB1D.4010607@bruchez.org>
To: www-forms@w3.org

Peter Nunn wrote:

 >> I have been wondering if and how XForms engines out there implement
 >> this attribute. Do implementations show a scrollbar? Or search
 >> engine-style paging with a navigation bar to navigate between pages?
 >> Is that really the idea behind this attribute?
 > Not at all well.

Uh? ;-)

 > Best not to use this to implement scrolling.  Wrap the repeat in a
 > div and use css to turn on scroll bars using overflow=scroll

Thanks but this opinion does not appear to be very substanciated: why
is it "best" not to use this XForms hint to show a scrolling window?
What about paging? If none of these two options, then what is the
"@number" attribute for?

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