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Re: "Tracking" submission progress?

From: T. V. Raman <raman@users.sf.net>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 06:06:06 -0800
Message-ID: <17443.64718.3478.627017@localhost.localdomain>
To: beaufour@gmail.com
Cc: mark.birbeck@x-port.net, www-forms@w3.org

It's nice that we're all making progress:-)

>>>>> "Allan" == Allan Beaufour <beaufour@gmail.com> writes:
    Allan> On 3/24/06, Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>
    Allan> wrote:
    >> > How about adding a "progressvar" attribute to
    >> submission.
    >> 
    >> We had been thinking just the same thing!
    Allan> 
    Allan> Heh. Brilliant minds get brilliant ideas ;-)
    Allan> 
    >> Our approach was to do it via events though--have an
    >> "xforms-submit-progress" event that fires periodically,
    >> and one of the properties on the Event object would be the
    >> number of bytes transferred so far, and another would be
    >> how many bytes should be transferred in total. You could
    >> then use the event and the values to do whatever you
    >> wanted, such as your example of showing a progress bar.
    Allan> 
    Allan> That's also a good idea! How about having both?
    Allan> 
    Allan> I really like the simplicity in just adding a var and
    Allan> binding a range to it. (there's a thing about how to
    Allan> make the range readonly, etc...  but still).
    Allan> 
    >> (It's also worth noting that a progress event is one of
    >> the things that the WEBAPI group are talking about adding
    >> to good old XmlHTTPRequest.)
    Allan> 
    Allan> Oh well, "let's do it too!" :)
    Allan> 
    Allan> -- ... Allan

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