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From Peter Hunsberger <peter.hunsber...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Object parameters, Was: sitemap, jx and flow design
Date Wed, 26 Jan 2005 14:41:42 GMT
On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 08:09:45 -0500, Vadim Gritsenko
<vadim@reverycodes.com> wrote:
> Daniel Fagerstrom wrote:
> > BURGHARD √Čric wrote:
> >
> >>  <generate type="jx" src="..">
> >>    <!-- pass authentication dom to jx -->
> >>    <parameter name="auth" dom="{session-context:authentication}"/>
> >>  </generate>
> >>
> > I have never disputed that things might be clumsy now, I just think we
> > should focus on getting the flowscript way better, instead of adding
> > things that makes the sitemap more of a programming language, by
> > handling a more diverse set of datatypes then strings.
> 
> This one is absolutely same issue you are discussing here:
> 
>   http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9916
> 
> IMHO, it is worth to discuss the issue of passing object parameters by itself,
> without mixing flow or jx into it, as a bonus we might get resolution for a 2.5
> years old feature request.
> 
> As for implementation, probably extending Parameters with getParameterAsObject,
> setParameter(String, Object) should be enough.
 
Wow, the very first Cocoon related bugzilla entry I ever voted on.  

Big +1 for fixing this the right way!

-- 
Peter Hunsberger

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