RE: clarification needed on VoiceXML 2.0

I agree that clarification would be useful in this section. Note that in
section 5.1, there is a general discussion on variables and it states 

5.1.1 Declaring Variables 

"Variables must be declared before being used either in VoiceXML or
ECMAScript. Use of an undeclared variable results in an ECMAScript error
which is thrown as an error.semantic."
In other descriptions of the "namelist" attribute, they have the text  
"If an undeclared variable is referenced in the namelist, then an
error.semantic is thrown (Section 5.1.1
iew.html#dml5.1.1> )"
The spec is probably missing similar text in for <filled>'s namelist. 
Consequently, I believe that the correct behavior would be to throw an


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Behalf Of Shiva Kumar
Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 08:34
Subject: clarification needed on VoiceXML 2.0

  In voiceXML 2.0 specification in section 2.4 <filled> element it is
given that 
" For a <filled> in a form, namelist defaults to the names (explicit and
implicit) of the form's input items. A <filled> element in an input item
cannot specify a namelist (the namelist in this case is the input item
name); if a namelist is specified, then an error.badfetch is thrown by
the platform upon encountering the document. Note that control items are
not permitted in this list; an error.badfetch is thrown when the
document contains a <filled> element with a namelist attribute
referencing a control item variable. "
    But if we give an undeclared variable in the namelist, what should
be the behaviour of the interpreter? as the specification says that,if
no namelist is provided all the form's input item will be selected.But
here i am providing a variable which is not declared.
Please let me know whether i need to ignore that variable or throw any
This is not provide in the specification.
script is given below:


<field name="test">

<prompt bargein="false">Please say the hi or bye</prompt>



<filled namelist="test1">




Waiting for the comments...
Thanks and Regards,
Shiva Kumar
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