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From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:31:27 +0200
To: "public-xformsusers@w3.org" <public-xformsusers@w3.org>, "Steven Pemberton" <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Message-ID: <op.ypkvmpv3smjzpq@steven-aspire-s7>
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<item> allows a binding.

Although the text doesn't say what the role of the binding is I am  
assuming (and will update the text accordingly):

1. it supplies a value
2. It overrides @value

Example:

  <item label="Your name" ref="name"/>

Can you check your implementations?

Steven


On Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:24:55 +0200, Steven Pemberton  
<steven.pemberton@cwi.nl> wrote:

> I'm having a feeling of déjà vue here, but nevertheless:
>
> @value in (almost) all cases is an alternative for the content of an  
> element:
>
>    <setfocus><control>start</control></setfocus>
>    <setfocus><control value="'start'"/></setfocus>
>
> But it doesn't work like that with <item>.
>
> These are OK:
>
>   <item label="Credit" value="'cc'"/>
>   <item label="Credit"><value>cc</value></item>
> and even
>   <item label="Credit"><value value="'cc'"/></item>
>
> but NOT
>
>   <item label="Credit">cc</value>
>
> Is there really a reason why this is not allowed. It looks like an  
> obvious case...
>
> Steven
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