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From Ralph Goers <Ralph.Go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: Add form widgets
Date Wed, 21 Dec 2005 08:46:22 GMT


Sylvain Wallez wrote:

> Ralph Goers wrote:
>
>> I have been asked to look into how custom form widgets can be added.  
>> With the block structure in 2.2 this would imply that the widgets 
>> would need to be added to our own block.  How can we "append" to the 
>> widget definitions in cocoon-forms.xconf without touching that file 
>> since it will be internal to the forms block?
>
>
> The structure of component management currently doesn't allow this, as 
> the FormManager creates its own ServiceSelector, and therefore can't 
> use the xconf includes. This is something that must be changed though.
>
>
Any ideas as to how?  This doesn't seem like it would apply to only 
forms and that includes would really solve the problem.   Rather, it 
would seem that a block should be able to "tell" the container to add 
configuration data to some other block's configuration.

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