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Re: Submission echo

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2017 08:12:26 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAc0PEWNE=zaUeJxG-pO_UuqD4dBk+nQdCPAfn-0XZmd0JjwGA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Cc: XForms <public-xformsusers@w3.org>
We have that feature in our implementation with the `echo:` URL scheme:

  resource="echo:"

It can be very useful indeed.

-Erik

On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 2:02 AM, Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
wrote:

> I have a number of use cases where to be able to do them, I need a server
> that does nothing else than reflect the submitted data back.
>
> Examples:
>
> 1. Building an xhtml file up in an instance via a form, and then replacing
> the current form with the built-up file.
>
> 2. Copying all the (valid) data from one instance into another.
>
> 3. Looking at the data that has been created while I am developing a form
> (this I need the most).
>
> How difficult would it be for an implementation to support a mode of
> submission that did all the submission steps except for the actual sending
> the data over the wire, and then treat the submission data as if it were
> the response from the submission?
>
> Steven
>
>
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