[whatwg] WF2 changes: uri->url, ERROR_* constants dropped; status update

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Mar 23 10:06:45 PST 2005

On Wed, 23 Mar 2005, Olav Junker Kjær wrote:
> What are the arguments for dropping the repetition model?

"It's not that useful, and can be done by script anyway."

> FWIW I believe that the repetition model is quite useful, and it would 
> be a shame to drop it. Especially combined with data roundtrips 
> (replace=values), it enables an elegant way of editing tabular data. A 
> data grid is an essential component of any UI widget set, and the 
> template based approach in WF2 makes it more powerfull and flexible than 
> most.

I agree, which is why it's still in the draft.

> There might be point in editorially seperating the repetition model spec 
> from the form-related parts of WF2, though. They don't have too many 
> dependencies between them, and it might make both specs clearer and more 
> focused.

Which parts would you separate more? All the bits that can be separated 
are in the repetition model section already, as far as I can tell.

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