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Re: Lazy authoring

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:01:01 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAc0PEWqSTp+WDGSxnV7ki5bqjhLKfKBfNq1EdkEkmeSj=Vj0Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Cc: "public-xformsusers@w3.org" <public-xformsusers@w3.org>
My understanding is that this is done per model. So for a given model, we
either initially:

1. have at least one instance
2. or do not have any instance

If #2, then lazy authoring is enabled for that model.

Now my understanding is that if lazy authoring is enabled for a model:

1. This only handles a single instance automatically ("a default instance
is created").
2. You can only specify things like `ref="foo"` as control bindings ("An
instance data element node is created using the binding expression from the
user interface control as the name").

So you cannot use the `instance()` function in the binding anyway. That
would cause a binding error.

So it is very limited but simple.

-Erik


On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 3:33 AM, Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
wrote:

> https://www.w3.org/community/xformsusers/wiki/XForms_2.0#The
> _xforms-model-construct-done_Event
>
> This splits initialization into two types 1) when instances are specified,
> and 2) when they are not.
>
> The conditions for the two sorts are different though:
>
>         If the instance referenced on the form control existed when the
> first form control was processed:
>
>         If the instance referenced on the form control did not exist when
> the first form control for the same instance was processed:
>
> So which is it? Is Lazy authoring global, or per instance?
>
> Is the second input OK or not?
>
>   <model>
>     <instance id='p'><data xmlns=""><i/></data></instance>
>   </model>
>
>   <input ref="instance('p')/i" label="i"/>
>   <input ref="instance('q')/i" label="i"/>
>
> How about if you swap the inputs?
>
> Steven
>
>
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