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Re: XPath extension functions in XForms

From: David Landwehr <david.landwehr@picoforms.com>
Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2007 13:01:09 +0200
Message-ID: <46921575.9050804@picoforms.com>
To: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
CC: www-forms@w3.org

Hi Elliotte,

In PicoForms' different browsers we support custom functions which is 
written by an API we have provided. This functionality is available to 
all our customers and we also directly support many of the EXSLT functions.

Best regards,

Elliotte Harold skrev:
> Do any of the existing XForms engines add their own vendor-sepcific 
> extension functions to XPath? That is, functions that are not standard 
> parts of XForms 1.0? if so, can anyone provide or point me to more 
> details about these functions?
> Also, must such functions be namespaced and prefixed like XSLT 
> extension functions? Or can they be simple local names like sin(). 
> cos(), and tan()?
> Finally, do any vendors provide a means for users to write their own 
> extension functions? If so, can anyone provide or point me to more 
> details about the relevant APIs?
> Thanks.

David Landwehr
Senior Product Architect
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Received on Monday, 9 July 2007 11:01:23 UTC

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