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Re: multiple instance/model submission

From: Victor Bolshov <crocodile2u@yandex.ru>
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 11:22:16 +0400
Message-ID: <45138F28.3030108@yandex.ru>
To: jeacott@hardlight.com.au
CC: www-forms@w3.org

Jason wrote:
> ok, from the deafening silence from my previous post I can only assume 
> that my query was either
> a: completely ridiculous - perhaps someone might be kind enough to 
> highlight why for me?
> b: nobody had a clue what I meant
> c: nobody cared enough to respond
> d: nobody read it at all.

I am not that much a specialist, so my answer is definitely not the one 
you should rely on.

But, it seems that, submitting multiple instances at once will result in 
submitting an invalid XML. Each instance document is a valid XML, but 
once we put two instance documents together they become invalid - they 
do not have a common root element.

Now about your example with messages. I had a similar problem. The 
instance data were sent to server where they had to pass through 
validation (XMLSchema and also domain-specific validation, such check 
for unique values and so on). I had to let the user know about those 
validation errors. What I've done was:

I've made an <instance id="errorList">. The <submission> element was as 
follows: <submission replace="instance" instance="errorList">.

The server response consisted of <error> elements wrapped in the root 
<errorList> element - so I could show server-side validation errors to 
the user.

Again, it is possible that I just get you (and your problem) wrong...

Hope my answer was of interest. Victor.
Received on Friday, 22 September 2006 07:23:05 UTC

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