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From Ugo Cei <>
Subject Re: Use of flowscript
Date Wed, 24 Sep 2003 10:31:55 GMT
Reinhard Poetz wrote:
> From: Tim Olson
>>flow scripts seem to present the same problem as ASPs, JSPs, and 
>>XSPs in
>>that too much process logic ends up on the web server, 
>>disjoined from the business objects they work with.  granted, 
>>if you write them correctly they are simple, but i've never 
>>seen this in practice.  it's too tempting for someone to put 
>>code in the view layer to just "get it done"
> I don't understand this. Of course every technology can be abused (IMHO
> actions are the best candiate to be abused BTW) but from the mentioned
> technologies (including actions) flowscript is the technology that
> prevents you best from abuseing it.

Abusing the flowscript might come in handy. You can do a quick 
javascript prototype of your logic, test it, then refactor it in Java. 
This is what we do all the time here.


Ugo Cei - Consorzio di Bioingegneria e Informatica Medica
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