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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: JXTG weirdo
Date Thu, 18 Mar 2004 17:27:09 GMT
Christopher Oliver wrote:

> The problem (I think) is that he is trying to use JXTG in a pipeline 
> called from the Form constructor, e.g.
>  var form = new Form("cocoon:/whatever");

Ah, got it now!

> However, the "cocoon" variable in JXTG is only set up when the 
> pipeline is called from a Flowscript via cocoon.sendPage*().
> Vadim raised this issue a while ago and Carsten mentioned he was 
> planning to do something about it. Carsten, what's the status of that?
> Perhaps what is needed is for JXTG to have a parameterized 
> "ContextBuilder" that can set up its variable context differently 
> depending on whether it is called from sendPage*() (in which case it 
> provides access to the FOM) or not (in which case it only provides 
> access to the Request/Session/Context - and/or other objects...)

Seems a good idea. There should be no difference from the template POV 
on the availability of non-flow data (request, session, etc) whether the 
template is called by a flowscript or not.


Sylvain Wallez                                  Anyware Technologies 
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