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"Tracking" submission progress?

From: Allan Beaufour <beaufour@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 10:31:24 +0100
Message-ID: <90d6cb0e0603240131g2dd22ad2sb4039e4d09ee2b92@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-forms@w3.org

How about adding a "progressvar" attribute to submission. The submission could
then write the percentage of the submission done in that var. That way a form
author could do <submission ... progressvar="/meta/s1prog"/> and then a <range
ref="/meta/s1prog" start="0" end="100"/> to show the progress. As each
submission instance runs sequentially, it should work, and the form author can
show/hide the progress by listening to xforms-submit and -error/-done.

For large submissions like file uploads, this could be a very nice feature to

... Allan
Received on Friday, 24 March 2006 09:31:41 UTC

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