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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: Question about addition of "-input" to id of CForms widgets
Date Thu, 13 Oct 2005 15:55:29 GMT
Vadim Gritsenko wrote:

> Upayavira wrote:
>> Sylvain Wallez wrote:
>>> Vadim Gritsenko wrote:
>>>> Same here. I think we should treat those XSLT files more like our
>>>> public API with forms users and keep an eye on backward compatibility.
>>> I agree. But the problem is that the switch to Ajax required more 
>>> ids in
>>> the page to identify "updatable units" which are bound to the form
>>> widgets while still also identifying inputs for labels.
>>> So we can consider that the current id scheme, although changed wrt
>>> 2.1.7, contains enough information to do some advanced Ajax stuff 
>>> and is
>>> not likely to change.
>> Could the Ajax code not look for <field>.container, and if it doesn't 
>> find it, use <field> instead? Would that get us back to the old style 
>> of ids and keep everyone happy?
> Either way - I think this change should be mentioned both in changes.xml


> and "Updating Cocoon, Chapter 2.1.7 -> 2.1.8" document.

Uh, /me feeling dumb: where is that doc?


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

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