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Re: XForms timer

From: David Landwehr <david.landwehr@solidapp.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 05:33:24 +0200
Message-Id: <C8DF47CD-BABB-479D-9090-E66B469F7677@solidapp.com>
Cc: Xforms W3C WG <www-forms@w3.org>
To: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>

I really like the idea of a timer and I would be happy see see it as  
part of XForms.

Best regards,

Den Apr 26, 2006 kl. 8:16 PM skrev Erik Bruchez:

> Allan Beaufour wrote:
>> On 4/25/06, Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com> wrote:
>>> It is often useful to react to timed, possibly repeating,  
>>> asynchronous
>>> events.
>> Oh yes. Good of you to bring it up!
>>> I can see how a configurable xforms:timer element would perfectly  
>>> fit
>>> in the XForms philosophy, and I think that this should be built into
>>> XForms.
>> I'm not 100% convinced that it belongs in XForms land. The host
>> language could have support for it, and events could trigger actions
>> in XForms. Is there something XForms specific that we need to handle
>> for it?
> Yes, an xforms:timer model element or control!
> If you can't do it directly with XForms, how do you do it, with  
> Javascript?
> I think that a timer should be an out-of-the-box component in a  
> future version of XForms, following the philosophy that we should  
> attempt to integrate very common usage patterns using declarative  
> markup.
> -- 
> Orbeon - XForms Everywhere:
> http://www.orbeon.com/blog/
Received on Thursday, 27 April 2006 03:33:39 UTC

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