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Re: Renaming target attribute of submission

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2008 17:22:06 -0700
Message-Id: <40F757AE-B064-4FDD-AE01-05318A11762A@orbeon.com>
To: "Forms WG (new)" <public-forms@w3.org>

One issue with the name "response" is that in HTTP, request and  
response don't only include the body, they also include status code  
and headers [1]. However this attribute would only handle the response  


[1] http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616-sec6.html#sec6

On Apr 25, 2008, at 4:54 PM, John Boyer wrote:

> Not to preempt Steven's action item to figure out a new name, but I  
> was travelling through the submission text for other reasons, and it  
> seems we have pretty consistent language around the term  
> 'response'.  Also, this is the name that Leigh suggested on the last  
> telecon (I think we got caught up in discussing the problems with it  
> being a child element, and didn't therefore notice it might be a  
> good name for the attribute).
> So, what about 'response' as a new name for 'target'?  The response  
> attribute would provide an XPath to indicate where to put the  
> submission response.
> Cheers,
> John M. Boyer, Ph.D.
> Senior Technical Staff Member
> Lotus Forms Architect and Researcher
> Chair, W3C Forms Working Group
> Workplace, Portal and Collaboration Software
> IBM Victoria Software Lab
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