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Re: XForms document versioning

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2007 11:02:22 -0700
Message-ID: <4613E82E.4060209@orbeon.com>
To: www-forms <www-forms@w3.org>


I think this would be fine. XSLT also has a similar attribute 
(xsl:version) which you can use with simplified stylesheet modules. [1]


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt20/#simplified-stylesheet

Mark Birbeck wrote:
> Hello,
> I'd like to suggest that we have a version attribute that can be used
> on any element in a host language. This would therefore be a global
> attribute in the XForms namespace, and might be used as follows:
>  <html xf:version="1.1">
>    ...
>  </html>
> My feeling is that this attribute is less about enforcing behaviour of
> processors, and more about providing a clear indication to authors
> which type of document they are dealing with.
> For example, if a form contains a submission that uses the new
> xf:resource attribute or element, it may not be immediately obvious to
> a new author as they start to learn XForms, that this is not supported
> in all processors. Rather than having a flurry of emails on one or
> other list saying that some example doesn't work, I think we should
> encourage authors to indicate what standard is being used by a form.
> Regards,
> Mark

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