[standards-jig] x:data suggestion

Alexey Shchepin alexey at sevcom.net
Sat Nov 2 10:04:11 UTC 2002


Hello, Casey!

On Fri, 01 Nov 2002 14:49:56 -0600, you said:

 CC> X:data does not try to dictate display. It tries to by display-agnostic.
 CC> For example, type='tab' has no meaning on console displays. Once you start
 CC> trying to dictate how to display things you'll end up with XForms or
 CC> something similar, which is much too complicated for what x:data is trying
 CC> to solve.

 CC> Read section 2.4 Portability in jep0004 x:data

type='tab' is not a dictate, it is a hint, to help clients split all fields in
some groups.  Console clients can simple ignore it.  If you don't like name
'tab', let's call it 'separator', 'section' or something else.



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