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empty instance generates link exception?

From: Aaron Reed <aaronr@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2006 18:49:59 -0600
To: www-forms@w3.org
Message-ID: <dphqil$njg$1@sea.gmane.org>


I just want to verify that an empty instance element should generate a 
xforms-link-exception, right?

For example,

   <xforms:instance id="myInstance"/>

My reading of the spec leads me to think so since the instance document 
can't be well-formed without a root element which should generate a 
xforms-link-exception.  The different processors seem to behave 
inconsitently with my testcase.  Novell gives the warning.  X-Smiles has 
their own processor error and formsPlayer and Mozilla just let it 
proceed as normal.

Please let me know what the proper behavior should be.

Received on Thursday, 5 January 2006 00:52:32 UTC

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