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Re: @number attribute on xforms:repeat

From: Peter Nunn <peter.nunn@vistic.net>
Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2005 08:25:49 +1300
Message-ID: <438DFCBD.9000805@vistic.net>
To: Erik Bruchez <erik@bruchez.org>
CC: www-forms@w3.org

Erik Bruchez wrote:
> Peter Nunn wrote:
> > I know this should work in the Mozilla world as the xpath support is
> > very good, other browsers may have trouble with complex xpath
> > expressions, depending on their level of compliance with the specs.
> Well, XPath 1.0 is XPath 1.0 :-) An XForms implementation should
> better support that completely. In fact, I am all for pushing for
> support of XPath 2.0 (which is now a candidate recommendation) as an
> option. XPath 2.0 opens pretty cool possibilities within XForms.
Don't want to be too cynical but in this industry the 'marketing 
dictionary' definition of compliant seems to differ from the English 
definition of compliant ;-)
And I agree with the advantages of using XPath 2, just like CSS2 makes 
XForms and XHTML a powerful SOA client application.

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