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From Sylvain Wallez <sylv...@apache.org>
Subject Re: fi:styling type="date
Date Wed, 14 Apr 2004 12:46:33 GMT
Marc Portier wrote:

>
>
> Bruno Dumon wrote:
>
>> On Sat, 2004-04-10 at 11:23, Joerg Heinicke wrote:
>>
>>> On 10.04.2004 09:09, Bruno Dumon wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>>> <fi:datatype type="java.lang.Date">
>>>>>> <fi:convertor pattern="dd-MM-yyyy"/>
>>>>>> </fi:datatype>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ok. I'll try to look into it (should be pretty trivial to add).
>>>
>>>
>>> That would be cool. Just a comment, what maybe is obvious: The above 
>>> syntax is different to the one in the definition, we should use the 
>>> same one: <fi:datatype base="date">.
>>
>>
>>
>> yep, that's right. I did it like that. Now in CVS. The old fi:styling
>> type="date" is not supported anymore, I guess that's fine?
>>
>
>
> Well, it's not completely ok:
>
> When checking up on the sample form1 you'll see that the 
> 'alternative-birth-date' doesn't get styled any more as the 
> selection-list it used to be, but now with the date-picker popup!
>
> I mentioned this to Bruno live this morning: he mentioned (without 
> giving it much thought) that xslt priority of matchers might be the 
> way to solve this (considering other suggestions couldn't hurt)
>
> any takers?
> as bruno didn't sound like diving into it here and now (too busy on 
> other stuff)


Or more simply: a field should not issue datatype information if it has 
a selection-list, since the user then has no other choice than choosing 
in that list.

Sylvain

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