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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: cocoon-2.1/src/blocks/forms/java/org/apache/cocoon/forms/flow/javascript Form.js
Date Sat, 03 Apr 2004 19:35:16 GMT
leo leonid wrote:

> On Apr 3, 2004, at 5:55 PM, Joerg Heinicke wrote:
>> On 02.04.2004 19:42, leo leonid wrote:
>>>>>> I can't confirm that <wd:submit validate="false"/> functionality

>>>>>> is  restored.
>>>>>> It's OK in Revision 1.2 though. Or did the syntax change?
>>>>> Try CForms "aggregate" sample, "switch" button - it was broke 
>>>>> before, now works.
>>>> It still doesn't work in general.
>>> The problem is, that you only cancel standard validation. But you 
>>> get stuck if you have a additional custom validation step.
>> This means you have set a validator on the flow script level, i.e. 
>> this.validator = aFunction; ??
> yep, inspired by Bruno's custom validation sample...
>> If so, this feature is more or less deprecated though there was no 
>> official decision made about this until now, but Sylvain mentioned it 
>> as he added the possibility of adding validators to every widget. The 
>> flow script validator was more or less a hack,
> Hey, I'm  happy with it, it was a feature, *now* we have a bug.
>>  now you have something official.
>  If it is as useful and funny, OK!
> I mean, if you say its a wontfix I immediately stop patching my 
> Form.js, willing to follow your official way. Could you give me a 
> pointer to this. (Or a replacement of the then deprecated custom 
> validation sample would be great ;)

I don't have much time to follow up on this, but yes, the flow-level 
validator *was* useful when we did not have validators-on-every-widget. 
But now I am +1 to remove that feature from flow.js since we can 
directly add it to the Form object.


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