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Re: Repeat within HTML table

From: Ulrich Nicolas Lissť <unl@dreamlab.net>
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2009 18:53:34 +0200
Cc: www-forms@w3.org
Message-Id: <14FA13DF-36A7-4AB1-A6F4-EE3396695E83@dreamlab.net>
To: COUTHURES Alain <alain.couthures@agencexml.com>

that's what the xf:repeat-* attributes are for. They have been  
introduced with XHTML tables in mind. However, they are not normative.  
See http://www.w3.org/TR/xforms11/#ui.repeat.via.attrs for reference.


On 04.08.2009, at 14:20, COUTHURES Alain wrote:
> Hello,
> While testing EMC Formula XForms engine, I have discovered this in  
> the specs :
> Thus, one might wish to use element |repeat| within a |table| to  
> create the rows of a table, where each row of the table binds to a  
> distinct member of a repeat collection <http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/Forms/specs/XForms1.1/index-all.html#defn-repeat-collection 
> >. Since |html:table| doesn't  (and perhaps  never will) allow | 
> xforms:repeat| elements as children, another syntax is needed.
> It appears that it is not a constraint for XSLTForms to use  
> xforms:repeat under html:table so I would like to know if it is  
> still considered as a real problem, if it's forbidden or not.
> Thank you for your answers.
> Best regards,
> Alain Couthures
> <agencexml>
> http://www.agencexml.com/xsltforms

Ulrich Nicolas Lissť
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