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Re: Questions regarding @incremental

From: Dion Sole <dion.sole@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 20:45:33 +1200
Message-ID: <4A56FFAD.9060205@gmail.com>
To: Nick Van den Bleeken <Nick_Van_den_Bleeken@inventivegroup.com>
CC: "www-forms@w3.org" <www-forms@w3.org>
No, that explained it perfectly. Thank you very much.

Nick Van den Bleeken wrote:
> Hi Dion,
> 
> The difference between incremental equals "true" and "false" is the timing
> when the UI control commits its changes to the instance AND sends its Value
> change events (as explained in 4.6.1 and 4.6.3).
> 
> In short when incremental is "false" the UI control commits its data to the
> instance AND sends its Value change events only when both of the following
> two conditions are met: - the user changed the value of a UI control - the
> control is activated or the focus moves away from the form control
> 
> When incremental is "true" the UI control commits its data to the instance
> AND sends its Value change events 'more frequently'. Here we need to
> distinguish between two groups of controls. The first group contains the
> input, secret, textarea, range, and upload Controls those controls may
> update the instance AND send the events at implementation dependent
> intervals when the user is changing the value of the UI control (for example
> an implementation may choose to update the instance AND send the events when
> the user pauses typing for x ms or when he typed n-characters in an input
> control). The second group of UI controls contains the select and select1
> Controls for those controls the implementation should update the instance
> AND send the events when the selection is interactively changed.
> 
> I hope that this e-mail clarifies what the difference is between incremental
> "true" and "false" and what the impact on instance update and dispatching of
> the Value change events is. If my e-mail doesn't answers all your questions,
> or if you have additional questions, please feel free to contact me and the
> WG.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Nick Van den Bleeken R&D Manager
> 
> Phone: +32 3 821 01 70 Office Fax: +32 3 821 01 71 
> Nick_Van_den_Bleeken@inventivegroup.com http://www.inventivegroup.com
Received on Friday, 10 July 2009 08:46:05 GMT

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