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Re: implementors question: correct behavior of nested nodeset in repeat

From: Joern Turner <joern.turner@web.de>
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2007 23:26:56 +0100
Message-ID: <45E4B030.6010509@web.de>
To: www-forms@w3.org

Anyway - thanks to all commenting. I should have read the Spec more
thoroughly as it mentions this issue clearly:

9.3.1 The repeat Element

This element defines a UI mapping over a homogeneous collection selected
by Node Set Binding Attributes. This node-set must consist of contiguous
child element nodes, with the same local name and namespace name of a
common parent node. The behavior of element repeat with respect to
non-homogeneous node-sets is undefined.


Joern Turner wrote:
> 
> seeking help understanding the following use case:
> 
> for an instance like this:
> xforms:instance id="Test" >
> <data xmlns="">
>  <level id="1">
>   <item>Item 1-1</item>
>   <item>Item 1-2</item>
>   <item>Item 1-3</item>
>  </level>
>  <level id="2">
>   <item>Item 2-1</item>
>   <item>Item 2-2</item>
>   <item>Item 2-3</item>
>  </level>
> </data>
> </xforms:instance>
> 
> and a repeat like this:
> <xhtml:body>
>  <xforms:repeat id="repeat1" nodeset="/data/level/item">
>   <xforms:input ref=".">
>    <xforms:label>Value</xforms:label>
>   </xforms:input>
>  </xforms:repeat>
> </xhtml:body>
> 
> what would be the correct behavior? Should the repeat show 3 or 6 items 
> and what would happen in case of an insert?
> 
> I couldn't find a clear answer to this from the Spec - help anyone?
> 
> Joern
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 27 February 2007 22:27:28 GMT

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