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Re: Question about errata 2.3 E70a

From: Charles F Wiecha <wiecha@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 09:36:38 -0500
To: www-forms-editor@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF9561530F.BC4CFC9D-ON85257117.004F880A-85257117.0050430F@us.ibm.com>
David -- as you point out, an instance node may be changed by recalculate 
or setvalue, both of which will mark the node for participation in 
subsequent xforms-value-changed event processing.  There is currently no 
API defined for setting an instance value by script such that the node 
will then participate in value-changed processing. 

The topic of expanding the model interface definitions to include such 
support is actively being discussed.  In the meantime, the potential for 
error in dispatching xforms-value-change events "manually" -- i.e. apart 
from the normal model lifecycle supported by the underlying implementation 
-- suggests this not be done.

Any input you may have on requirements for additional APIs to support this 
type of function would be welcome.

Thanks, Charlie Wiecha
Received on Thursday, 16 February 2006 14:36:51 UTC

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