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Re: Cleaning up attributes

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 22:53:57 +0100
To: public-xformsusers@w3.org, "Steven Pemberton" <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Message-ID: <op.zt8m37fksmjzpq@steven-xps>
FYI, the overview I made is at

https://homepages.cwi.nl/~steven/forms/examples/xforms-spec/elements.xhtml

Steven

On Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:01:24 +0100, Steven Pemberton  
<steven.pemberton@cwi.nl> wrote:

> As part of action 2208, I'm creating an overview of all attributes, and  
> I have a couple of questions to raise before I make any changes to fix  
> them:
>
> 1. The bind element has
>     https://www.w3.org/community/xformsusers/wiki/XForms_2.0#The_bind_Element
>
> Common Attributes: Common
>
> Special Attributes:
>   ref
>     Optional model binding expression that selects the items on which to  
> operate.
>     If the attribute is omitted, the default is the in-scope evaluation  
> context.
>   nodeset [deprecated]
>     A synonym for ref. Ignored if attribute ref is present.
>
> While the repeat element has
>     https://www.w3.org/community/xformsusers/wiki/XForms_2.0#The_repeat_Element
>
> Common Attributes: Common, Appearance, Sequence Binding
>
> Presumably bind doesn't use "Sequence Binding", so that you don't use
>
>     <bind bind="..." .../>
>
> But I can't really see a reason why @bind should be disallowed on <bind/>
>
> Can't we just use "Sequence Binding" for <bind/>?
>
> 2. Similarly with <submission/>
>     https://www.w3.org/community/xformsusers/wiki/XForms_2.0#submit-submission-element
>
> which lists ref and bind, rather than using "Single Node Binding". This  
> is surely an oversight.
>
> (There were a couple of errors in the overview tables that I have  
> silently corrected).
>
> Steven
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