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From "Linden H van der (MI)" <H.vanderLin...@MI.unimaas.nl>
Subject RE: Table-less forms for your webapp
Date Mon, 28 Feb 2005 19:41:45 GMT
As I've stumbled across this a few times already (and I'm not nearly as
much into Cocoon as you guys), I know what you mean. I'll try and modify
the current XSL code and put it in Bugzilla. 

Bye, Helma

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ugo Cei [mailto:ugo@apache.org] 
> Sent: Monday, 28 February 2005 16:13
> To: Cocoon-Dev
> Subject: Table-less forms for your webapp
> 
> 
> I think this might be useful for CForms:
> 
> http://raibledesigns.com/page/rd/20050226#table_less_forms_for_your
> 
> Using CSS to control the layout of forms could be a big step in the 
> direction of a better SoC for CForms. Presently, if you want 
> to change 
> the way fields are layed out in a form, you have to hack the 
> sample XSL 
> stylesheets, which amounts to forking them, with all the 
> problems this 
> brings. Or you can write your own, which is not better.
> 
> Having layout in CSS means that you can change it without 
> touching the 
> XSLT and the sometimes complex logic it implements.
> 
> This is just FYI. I have no time at the moment to look at this any 
> deeper, unfortunately.

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