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From Jeremy Quinn <>
Subject Re: persisting re-arranged repeater-rows
Date Thu, 27 Nov 2003 10:16:23 GMT

On 27 Nov 2003, at 09:53, Marc Portier wrote:

> Jeremy,
> <snip/>
>>> hm, as for the remark on the 'XML only' support I guess this has to 
>>> do  with the missing object-factory for the on-insert-row event?
>>> (IIRC Sylvain made some generic XML oriented factory which helas can 
>>>  not be used for Java object backends)
>>> This sounds like simple-repeater should get some more features from  
>>> his more complex brother, no?
>> Or make the (complex)Repeater List savvy ......
> hm, not sure,
> first off: it's rather ordered-collection-savvy (ie should work with 
> arrays as well, and not to forget the NodeLists from XML files)

AFAIU from what Bruno said, (complex)Repeater does not maintain the 
order (I can attest to that).

> but what other strategy could we want to use in that case then just 
> throw away all items and copy the sequence from the repeater (ie what 
> the SimpleRepeaterBinding is doing?)

And Sylvain appears to be saying the simple one does not work with 

So I am in a bind ....

>>> suggestion:
>>> introduce on-bind wrapping of the children, so we can introduce a
>>> on-create-row that behaves just like the on-insert-row and allows to 
>>>  specify the classname of a jxpath-factory?
>>> wdyt?
> <snip thx="for explaining some detail" />

Hope it helps

regards Jeremy

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