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Wording in section 3.3

From: <tvraman@almaden.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 14:32:18 -0800
Message-ID: <15437.59506.271004.14084@bubbles.almaden.ibm.com>
To: Micah Dubinko <MDubinko@cardiff.com>
Cc: "'www-forms-editor@w3.org'" <www-forms-editor@w3.org>

No requiring any such thing.
Basically nuke the "hence ..." sentence, and we are done.
Micah Dubinko writes:
 > Section 3.3 Model
 > 1) Minor editorial issue: capitalization should be "model", matching the
 > capitalization of the element name described, as throughout the rest of the
 > document.
 > 2) Clarification needed: For the sentences:
 > "Hence, model elements occur before the user interaction markup."
 > and
 > "The content of element model is typically not rendered."
 > It is unclear whether these sentences are talking about XHTML+XForms or the
 > general case of an arbitrary containing document that allows XForms
 > elements. Further, the sentences seem to be statements or observations, not
 > imposing any suggestion or guideline for an author of an XForms-containing
 > document profile.
 > Suggest adding a section in the "Document Structure" chapter called
 > "Containing Documents", that gives firm guidance to future XYZ+XForms
 > document profile authors. The section should include the above sentences,
 > recast along the following lines:
 > "XForms Processors may require that model elements only occur before the
 > user interaction markup, and thus a containing document should enforce this
 > ordering on XForms elements."
 > and
 > "The content of element model is typically not rendered, and thus a
 > containing document should accept model elements at a position where they
 > will not be rendered."
 > Since there are unthinkably many possible containing document types, these
 > statements are "should" (not "must"), to allow for cases where the guideline
 > simply can't be met.
 > An example of how both of these guidelines are met by placing <xforms:model>
 > inside <html:head> might be helpful here.
 > Thanks,
 > .micah

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