[oXygen-user] Help on XForms validation and auto-completion

Paul Everitt
Mon May 29 11:16:00 CDT 2006

On May 29, 2006, at 6:07 PM, Jirka Kosek wrote:

> Paul Everitt wrote:
>> 2) All XForms elements go in the <html:body>, including  
>> <xf:model>.  I don't think that's correct, though I haven't yet  
>> seen something describing XForms in XHTML 1 as a host language  
>> that says <xf:model> MUST go in <html:head>.
> There is no such rule, it is just a common practise.

Ok, thanks.

>> 3) I was looking for XHTML 2.  Oh well. :^)
>> If you find something that is more official and works well in  
>> oXygen, please email the list.  Thanks!
>> I guess this stuff is all too new to beg for having an XHTML 2 +  
>> XForms template in the next release of oXygen. :^)
> Do you really think that using XHTML 2 is a good idea? Is there any  
> software supporting it? XForms are great stuff and you can use them  
> successfully with XHTML 1. There are several tools supporting XHTML  
> 1 + XForms, but I don't know single XHTML 2 browser.

Yes, I'm aware the documents in the XHTML 2 namespace won't mean much  
to any normal browser.  I am investigating how to use XHTML 2 in the  
context of a CMS.  Specifically, I want to investigate the benefits  
that can come from using smart tools (e.g. oXygen) for CMS  
development, and how this can increase productivity and quality.

The XHTML 2 will be transformed to XHTML 1 before sending to the  


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