[standards-jig] x:data suggestion

Ryan Eatmon reatmon at jabber.org
Sun Nov 3 19:56:08 UTC 2002


You are likely right about removing those things to be true to the 
vision, but what the authors have decided and the Council has agreed 
with is that x:data is finished.  Something else will need to step up 
and fill the role that you are looking for.

Alexey Shchepin wrote:

>Hello, Ryan!
>
>On Sun, 03 Nov 2002 10:33:28 -0600, you said:
>
> RE> x:data is not a GUI definition.
>
>First, I understand that 'tab' is bad name, let's call it 'section'.  Tabs is
>simply one of ways to display sections.
>
> RE> It is purely about data representation. To do what you want to do you
> RE> could just send mulitple forms, or use another namespace to represent the
> RE> different tabs.
>
>I just want more structured fields.  At this time <field type='fixed'/> used
>for some sectioning, but this is not explicit.
>
> RE> Basically, x:data is only about representing data. 
>
>If you think that <section name='...'/> is not for representation, then IMHO
>you need to remove <title/>, <instructions/> and <field type='fixed'/> :-\
>
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