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From Antonio Gallardo <>
Subject Re: [CForms] Streaming out widget attributes?
Date Thu, 03 Aug 2006 05:36:14 GMT
Carsten Ziegeler escribió:
> Sylvain Wallez wrote
>>> Yes, now I see two solutions for this: we could just stream out the
>>> attributes of
>>> the definition (which are strings) or if we need all attributes, stream
>>> out attributes which can be streamed.
>>> I would go for the first solution, anything against this?
>> Sounds hacky to me...
> Really? Why? You define something in the model which you want to access
> easily somewhere.
>> Dumb question: why do you need these attributes in the XSL?
>> Attributes were meant to allow additional information to be communicated 
>> between the application logic and the various event handlers and 
>> validators attached to widgets, whereas the XSLs are supposed to use the 
>> styling information for their job.
> Yes, but what if you need anything else apart from styling? For example
> "required" is
> passed from the model to the xsls.
> I want to pass on information like dependencies between fields, for
> example if field A has value 1, then field B is optional and if field A
> has value 2 field B is required. I need a generic mechanism here which
> just passes this information from the model to the xsls where I can
> generate some client javascript.
IIRC, allowing to programmatically change the @required has been 
requested by some users. Perhaps, we should try to implement it. I mean 
in a similar way as currently we can programmatically change the @state 
of a widget.

Would this fill your need?

Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo.

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