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RE: XForms timer

From: <kenneth@sklander.net>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 22:28:39 +0200 (CEST)
Message-ID: <47221.13.13.137.1.1146169719.squirrel@mail.sklander.dk>
To: ss@technicalpursuit.com
Cc: "'Xforms W3C WG'" <www-forms@w3.org>

I like this option.. maybe even have a boolean xpath expression that has
to evaluate to true for it to continue (defaulting to true)

kenneth

>
> Why not simply extend dispatch as in:
>
> <xforms:dispatch name="event-of-choice" repeat="1000" limit="5000" />
>
> or, to allow dynamic computation and adjustment, the values could be
> XPaths
> which allow both the repeat and limit values to adjust based on current
> application state.
>
>
>
> Scott Shattuck
> Architect, Team TIBET
> ss@technicalpursuit.com
> 720.220.0159
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-forms-request@w3.org [mailto:www-forms-request@w3.org] On Behalf
> Of Erik Bruchez
> Sent: Thursday, April 27, 2006 11:58 AM
> To: Xforms W3C WG
> Subject: Re: XForms timer
>
>
> What about:
>
> <xforms:timer id="my-timer" timeout="1000" repeat="true"/>
>
> The timer will just fire an event, for example "xforms-timer", when
> necessary.
>
> <xforms:timer id="my-timer" timeout="1000" repeat="true">
>    <xforms:send ev:event="xforms-timer" submission="background-save"/>
> </xforms:timer>
>
> You probably need actions and/or events to start and stop a timer as well.
>
> But it looks easier than the Javascript below, no? ;-)
>
> -Erik
>
> Allan Beaufour wrote:
>> On 4/26/06, Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com> wrote:
>>> If you can't do it directly with XForms, how do you do it, with
> Javascript?
>>
>> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"
>>       xmlns:ev="http://www.w3.org/2001/xml-events"
>>       xmlns:xforms="http://www.w3.org/2002/xforms">
>>   <head>
>>     <title>Timer</title>
>>     <script type="text/javascript">
>>       function timer() {
>>         var ev = document.createEvent("Events");
>>         ev.initEvent("increment", true, true);
>> 	document.getElementById("setv").dispatchEvent(ev);
>> 	window.setTimeout(timer, 1000);
>>       }
>>
>>       window.setTimeout(timer, 1000);
>>     </script>
>>     <xforms:model>
>>       <xforms:instance xmlns="">
>>         <data xmlns="">
>>           <counter>1</counter>
>>         </data>
>>       </xforms:instance>
>>       <xforms:setvalue id="setv" ref="counter" value=". + 1"
>> 		       ev:event="increment"/>
>>     </xforms:model>
>>   </head>
>>   <body>
>>     <xforms:output ref="counter">
>>       <xforms:label>Counter: </xforms:label>
>>     </xforms:output>
>>   </body>
>> </html>
>>
>> --
>> ... Allan
>>
>
> --
> Orbeon - XForms Everywhere:
> http://www.orbeon.com/blog/
>
>
>
>
>
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