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Re: ACTION-2207: Merge <signal/> into <dispatch/>

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:29:14 +0100
To: public-xformsusers@w3.org, "XForms Users Community Group Issue Tracker" <sysbot+tracker@w3.org>, "Steven Pemberton" <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Message-ID: <op.ztw1a0dmsmjzpq@steven-xps>
I have specced up the merged signal and dispatch elements, now visible at

   https://www.w3.org/community/xformsusers/wiki/XForms_2.0#The_dispatch_Element

Steven

On Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:51:51 +0100, Steven Pemberton  
<steven.pemberton@cwi.nl> wrote:

> To summarise the current situation:
>
> Requirements
>
> To add the ability to be able to dispatch events into and out of an  
> embedded XForms.
>
> Original proposal
>
> *  Use a different control that models <dispatch/>, but is solely for  
> embedding.
>     To dispatch an event into an embedding, you use
>
>        <signal name="event-name" control="embedding-control-id"/>
>
>     To dispatch an event out of an embedding, you use
>
>        <signal name="event-name"/>
>
> New proposal
>
> *  Merge <signal/> into <dispatch/>
>     To dispatch an event into an embedding, you use
>        <dispatch name="event-name" control="embedding-control-id"/>
>     The event goes to the first model of the embedded XForm
>
>     To dispatch an event out of an embedding, you use
>        <dispatch name="event-name"/>
>     (The absence of @targetid or @control implies that it is dispatched  
> to the embedder).
>     The event goes to the <control/> element that caused the embedding.
>
> Steven
>
> On Wed, 07 Nov 2018 15:19:52 +0100, XForms Users Community Group Issue  
> Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org> wrote:
>
>> ACTION-2207: Merge <signal/> into <dispatch/>
>>
>> https://www.w3.org/2005/06/tracker/xforms/actions/2207
>>
>> Assigned to: Steven Pemberton
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