XForms 1.1 Proposed Recommendation Transition Disposition of Comments

10 June 2009

This version:
Steven Pemberton, W3C/CWI


This document outlines the way in which the Forms Working Group addressed the comments submitted during the XForms 1.1 Candidate Recommendation review period.

Status of this Document

During the Candidate Recommendation review period for XForms 1.1, a number of comments were received from both inside and outside of the W3C. This document summarizes those comments and describes the ways in which the comments were addressed by the Working Group.

This document is a product of the W3C's Forms Working Group. This document may be updated, replaced or rendered obsolete by other W3C documents at any time. It is inappropriate to use this document as reference material or to cite it as other than "work in progress". This document is work in progress and does not imply endorsement by the W3C membership.

This document has been produced as part of the W3C Forms Activity.

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Issue Class State Resolution
[XForms 1.1] Questioning the iteration of certain actions (section 10.15) Clarification Answered Reply

No change required

Wrong XPath expression in Iterate example of XForms 1.1 CR Editorial Reject Reply

Example is OK. Commentator agrees

Typos in XForms 1.1 spec Editorial Accept Fixed
xforms 1.1 11.2 The xforms-submit Event Accept Fixed
11.2 The xforms-submit Event - concurrent submissions Editorial Accept Fixed


xforms 1.1 11.2 The xforms-submit Event Duplicate See above
XHTML 1.1: Typo in 8.1.2 The input Element Editorial Accept Fixed
[Editorial] Outdated reference to XForms 1.0 Second Edition Editorial Accept Fixed
Typo in the XForms 1.1 schema (CR 2007-11-29) Editorial Accept Fixed
[XForms CR] 3.3.2 The instance Element Editorial Reject Reply

They really are different; commentator accepts

Error use of origin attribute in Appendix B.4 Editorial Accept Fixed
encoding, charset, and SOAP Clarification Accept Fixed
typo in XForms 1.1 Cand. Recom. Editorial Accept Reply


RE: validating an xform Clarification Accept


Clarification needed for insert that replaces instance document element Clarification Accept Fixed
Clarification needed on cloning for insertion Editorial Withdrawn

Commentator concludes that there is only one answer; clarification is not required.

XForms 1.1 delete processing - proposed editorial clarification & proposed namespace node immutability statement Clarification Accept Reply


Proposed clarification of what constitutes the provision of inline content of the xforms instance Reject


Commentator accepts

XForms 1.1 - repeat relevance & editorial tweaks. Reject

Editorial issues accepted


Commentator accepts

XForms 1.1 spec - typo Editorial Accept No reply - trivial typo
XForms 1.1 - target of the xforms-delete event Clarification Accept Reply


Specification notes that it does not define behaviour

Commentator accepts

XForms 1.1 - typo Editorial Accept Reply


XForms 1.1 spec - section 11.1 - targetref - minor clarifications needed Clarification Answered Reply

No change necessary