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From Upayavira ...@odoko.co.uk>
Subject Re: Cocoon 2.1.8 AJAX is important
Date Sun, 30 Oct 2005 09:42:41 GMT
Sylvain Wallez wrote:
> Antonio Gallardo wrote:
> 
>> Hi:
>>
>> AFAIK, Cocoon 2.1.8 will not have AJAX support for cforms. Is that
>> correct?
> 
> 
> Oh no, it's not correct! AJAX in CForms is there! Have a look at all the
> "(Ajax)" markers at
> http://cocoon.zones.apache.org/demos/21branch/samples/blocks/forms/
> 
> I guess your fears are related to my "Ajax libraries: let's wait a bit"
> post [1] which was more about the new stuff we had put in the Ajax
> block, which was based on the Scriptaculous libary.
> 
> Scriptaculous provides some really great features, but the way it is
> written breaks some other libraries (e.g. htmlarea), and that's why I
> decided to remove it from 2.1.8, so that people don't rush on these
> features. I'm closely following what's happening on the Dojo toolkit
> [2], and I like it much more, both from a technical and social POV.
> 
>> I think the AJAX support present in 2.1.8 make sense: Being the first
>> or one of the first webapp frameworks delivering AJAX support is a
>> great plus for us.
> 
> 
> So don't worry: Ajax is in CForms now.

Just a thought - HTMLArea is now under development again, as Xinha
(http://xinha.python-hosting.com/). We could see if they could adapt it
so that it would play nicely with the prototype library. Is that reasonable?

Regards, Upayavira

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