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From leo leonid <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: cocoon-2.1/src/blocks/forms/java/org/apache/cocoon/forms/flow/javascript Form.js
Date Sun, 04 Apr 2004 15:20:18 GMT

On Apr 3, 2004, at 9:35 PM, Sylvain Wallez wrote:

> 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.
> Sylvain

OK, I'm a switcher.

OT: Stepping through the source of v2/ScriptableWidget - though without 
understanding that much - by now I can say: it was worth it! a  visual 
treasure, that is not code formatting anymore, but fine arts. (e.g. 
lines 661-673)


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