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Re: Test 10.8.f needs work

From: Charles F Wiecha <wiecha@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 14:42:26 -0500
To: John Boyer <boyerj@ca.ibm.com>
Cc: public-forms@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFBD6059E4.DE3DDA50-ON852576C8.006B7F35-852576C8.006C4175@us.ibm.com>

Attached is revised 10.8.f.  Note that it is correct that the original test
was using ev:defaultAction="cancel" rather than ev:propagate="stop" since
it's the default action of resetting the model that is to be canceled vs.
simple propagation of the event.  I've replace the xf:reset with
xf:dispatch and moved the handlers and attributes around...

There's a bug related to some of these XML events in Ubiquity so I can't
test this there (and unfortunately, the FF extension for 3.5 seems to have
broken the xf:dispatch element so that's a no-go too...) but if anybody
cares to try this elsewhere or sees problems let me know.

Thanks, Charlie

(See attached file: W3C-10.8.f.xhtml)

Charles Wiecha
Multichannel Web Interaction
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
P.O. Box 704
Yorktown Heights, N.Y.  10598
Phone: (914) 784-6180, T/L 863-6180, Cell: (914) 282-3483

  From:       John Boyer <boyerj@ca.ibm.com>                                                                                 
  To:         public-forms@w3.org                                                                                            
  Date:       02/04/2010 11:13 AM                                                                                            
  Subject:    Test 10.8.f needs work                                                                                         
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Test 10.8.f purports to test the dispatch element but does not contain a
dispatch element!

The reset action technically dispatches an xforms-reset, but dispatch
should be used for cleanliness.
However, many of the same complaints exist as I posted for test 10.8.e also
exist here.
The event attributes are attached to the wrong element, and stopPropagation
needs to be used.

John M. Boyer, Ph.D.
STSM, Lotus Forms
Workplace, Portal and Collaboration Software
IBM Victoria Software Lab
E-Mail: boyerj@ca.ibm.com

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