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From Vadim Gritsenko <>
Subject Re: Getting an X from a FOM_X
Date Sat, 02 Aug 2003 03:39:58 GMT
Ugo Cei wrote:

> Ugo Cei wrote:
>> Christopher Oliver wrote:
>>> FOM_Cocoon has Java methods to get the Request, Response, Session, and
>>> Context, and ComponentManager.
>> But is it callable from Javascript? If I try to call 
>> "cocoon.getRequest()" I get this exception:
>> org.apache.avalon.framework.CascadingRuntimeException: getRequest is 
>> not a function".
>>     Ugo
> While waiting for a reply, I went ahead and simply wrapped the method 
> in a new method that takes a FOM_Cocoon as an argument, gets the 
> Request from it and calls the original method.
> Oh, by the way, this is related to porting Linotype to the FOM, which 
> I have just completed, so if someone would be so kind as to activate 
> my CVS committer account, I'd be glad to commit it myself ;-). 

You see... Here lies the problem: everything not wrapped in js_ should 
not be accessible. See all those discussions on "less is more" and 
"FOM". Before adding anything into the FOM (adding some new wrapper) 
vote should take place. FOM was limited by design.


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