[Standards] XEP-0004: Data Forms - Open Issues
stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Jul 9 20:08:56 UTC 2007
Tobias Markmann wrote:
> 1. Seems that list-single and list-multi are implemented in most
> clients that the end user isn't allowed to add new items to the
> list, just select one or in the list-multi case more. This seems
> to be okay for me and might even go without saying but I suggest
> to explain it more clearly in the XEP.
That's correct -- the submitting entity can only choose from among the
items provided in the list.
> 2. Jid-single and jid-multi field types on the other hand seem to be
> editable by the end user but there isn't described how to supply
> default values for these field types.
A default value is provided in the form by including a <value/> element.
I'm not sure how helpful a default JID is, but we can specify this more
> 3. XEP-0004 should describe that for list-single and list-multi
> fields labels and values have to be unique. There MUST NOT be an
> option with a label or value which already has been used in that
> field. If not and you have a list-single you might run into cases
> where the default value describes two options selected. This may
> sounds stupid but the protocol doesn't say anything about it.
Thanks for the bug reports!
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