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Re: Loan Application Form Example based on the XForms Simplified Syntax

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 11:56:41 -0700
Message-Id: <9DF68353-0055-4921-A7A1-929DCC620851@orbeon.com>
To: www-forms@w3.org


That looks pretty good. I am not sure in what context exactly this  
proposal is made, but one concern I have relates to the lack of repeat  
in this example: some of the tricky aspects we discussed in the group  
in the past related to the way we would handle repeats with the  
simplified syntax. In particular, repeats have led us to suggest a  
notation using XPath variables (which had other benefits, such as  
providing more location independence for the controls). Do you have a  
plan of producing an example using repeats then?


On Aug 27, 2008, at 2:47 PM, Thomas Ling wrote:

> Hi all,
> I posted a Simplified Syntax Loan Application Form Example on the
> ubiquity-xforms wiki
> http://code.google.com/p/ubiquity-xforms/wiki/SimplifiedLoanForm
> The example is based on John's Proposal on Simplified Syntax
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-forms/2008Mar/0097.html
> with some tentative syntaxes added,  in order to make the example  
> complete.
> The example is created to outline a basic implementation of the Forms
> WG simplified syntax
> suitable for HTML4 forms authors using the ubiquity-xforms codebase.
> You can found the story here:
> http://code.google.com/p/ubiquity-xforms/wiki/StorySimplifiedSyntax
> Please let me know if you have any comment.
> Thanks
> Thomas

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