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From Joerg Heinicke <>
Subject Re: CForms : fd:case for union widget ?
Date Mon, 01 Nov 2004 22:19:15 GMT
On 01.11.2004 09:20, Sylvain Wallez wrote:

>> I'd like to know if a fd:case for the union widget is still planned to 
>> give more flexibility than the fd:struct or if there is another way to 
>> give a matching expression to the fd:struct.
> There were discussions about this [1] which unfortunately have stalled. 
> IIRC, using an expression for cases was considered to bring too much 
> overhead, as it expressions would need to be computed for each request. 
> Additional flexibility can be achieved though by having the union's case 
> widget be an output whose value is computed, eventually reacting to 
> change to other widget values.

When I talked the last time with Tim about it (yes I think it was just 
Time and me) we agreed that the missing fd:case causes just troubles. It 
was not about an additional expression, but about needing fd:struct, 
which results in needing ft:struct and fb:struct - where you need 
ft:case and fb:case anyway. Furthermore the inconsequence is just 


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