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Re: binds using index()?

From: Allan Beaufour <beaufour@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2006 10:24:30 +0200
Message-ID: <90d6cb0e0606010124k40c40577yb69ff8249e1da184@mail.gmail.com>
To: "John Boyer" <boyerj@ca.ibm.com>
Cc: www-forms <www-forms@w3.org>

On 6/1/06, John Boyer <boyerj@ca.ibm.com> wrote:
> Same here.

Returning 1 will allow it to work in many cases. But with @startindex
and/or empty nodesets, form authors will get weird behaviour imho. I
think I prefer to leave it unsupported / undefined.

But I believe the spec. should mention what to do about it.

> This allows expressions to have a reasonable behavior if evaluated before the UI is constructed.

Whether that's reasonable depends on the eyes looking at it I believe.

... Allan
Received on Thursday, 1 June 2006 08:31:22 UTC

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