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From Antonio Gallardo <agalla...@agssa.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Naming rule for HTML IDs generated by CForms
Date Sun, 06 Nov 2005 20:24:55 GMT
Carsten Ziegeler wrote:

>Sylvain Wallez wrote:
>  
>
>>Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>Sylvain Wallez wrote:
>>> 
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>So please choose one proposal below:
>>>>
>>>>[ ] "foo.bar:input"  (colon, not CSS-friendly because of IE)
>>>>[ ] "foo.bar..input" (double period)
>>>>[ ] "foo.bar.input." (trailing period)
>>>>[ ] "foo.bar._input" (underscore, requires to forbid it as the beginning 
>>>>of widget names)
>>>>
>>>>   
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>Sorry for stepping in very late, but to me all of these solutions look
>>>rather ugly. If I only have the choice between the four from above, I
>>>would go for the underscore solution.
>>>
>>>But why can't we just use "bar-input" and forbid to use id's that end
>>>with "-input"? Or forbid the use of '-'?
>>> 
>>>      
>>>
>>Oh please, go read the threads.
>>
>>We cannot forbid "-" in widget names, as it's used in too much 
>>occasions.
>>    
>>
>Sigh, how do you know that people are not using ':' in their widget ids?
>Which is starting with 2.1.8 not allowed any more...so as we don't have
>problems with not allowing the ':' character in ids, I don't see a
>reason why we should handle the '-' differently?
>Anyways, this whole id thing is really a pita and suggestions like a
>double period or trailing period are absolutely not userfriendly. It
>doesn't matter how often you have to use them.
>
>So, for clearness, I would go for a different solution but as this vote
>is only about the four suggestions my vote is:
>
>[X] "foo.bar._input" (underscore, requires to forbid it as the beginning
>of widget names)
>  
>
I know we are under pressure to release 2.1.8 really soon. I think this 
decision is really important. It impact the whole cforms framework. 
Hence, if you have a more elegant idea, please share it with us. :-)

Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo.


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