Re: Deferred updates

A good point, and I tend to agree with you: the spec seems to be somewhat  
over-specified on this point, so that implementation issues poke through  
when they shouldn't

We'll discuss it this afternoon.

Thanks for the comment.


On Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:02:19 +0200, michael odling-smee  
<> wrote:

> All,
> Just an observation from an end user.
> I have never really understood the need for deferred updates - is it  
> still required with >modern technologies (browsers)? It seems like a  
> premature optimisation that should probably >not be part of the  
> specification (but could still be within an implementation). Certainly  
> >from a declarative programming point of view it seems strange to have  
> to consider update >concurrency - e.g. a value was set via an  
> <xf:setvalue .../> in one part of the form which >updates a value in the  
> instance that is used in a calculation elsewhere (possibly within >the  
> same user action). As a form author it seems I have to worry about  
> whether the new >value has been applied in time for the calculation -  
> the outcome of which may affect >behaviour for the end user.
> Mike
> On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 10:53 AM Steven Pemberton  
> <> wrote:
>> "A deferred update for a model consists of examining each deferred  
>> update
>> flag in the order of rebuild, recalculate, revalidate, and refresh, and
>> for each that is set, clearing it and dispatching the appropriate event  
>> to
>> the model (i.e. dispatch xforms-rebuild for a rebuild flag, and so on)."
>> Is there a purpose to dispatching the appropriate event, rather than  
>> just
>> doing the rebuild or whatever?
>> Steven
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