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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: More Ajax in Cocoon (was Re: [FYI] followers :-))
Date Fri, 19 Aug 2005 22:09:40 GMT
Jeremy Quinn wrote:

> On 19 Aug 2005, at 13:25, Sylvain Wallez wrote:


>> Actually, Ajax in Cocoon should be separated from CForms, and this  
>> is why the BrowserUpdateTransformer is in core and not in CForms.  
>> Now if we're to add more Ajax-related stuff in Cocoon, I'm not sure  
>> putting it in the core is a good thing, and a separate Ajax block  
>> may be better.
> I already have a desire to separate the BrowserUpdate and DOMUtils  
> JavaScript Objects out of cforms.js, as I am using them outside the  
> context of CForms.
> I can add (either to the wiki, or as a sample in a new AJAX Block) a  
> JX Macro and JS file (TimedBrowserUpdate) that allow you to have  
> regions of your page update in the background using BrowserUpdate on  
> a periodic basis, if there are changes in the underlying data. We are  
> using it to update the user on the status of asynchronous processes.

Yes, yes, please do :-)


Sylvain Wallez                        Anyware Technologies
Apache Software Foundation Member     Research & Technology Director

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