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From hepabolu <>
Subject Re: RFC: CForms + Dojo: the way forward
Date Mon, 09 Oct 2006 14:15:22 GMT
Jeremy Quinn said the following on 6/10/06 20:47:
> On 6 Oct 2006, at 18:46, hepabolu wrote:
>> Jeremy Quinn said the following on 6/10/06 16:42:
>>> Hi All
>>> We had an informal group discussion on Tuesday at the Hackathon about 
>>> CForms.
>>> The purpose of the discussion was to find a consensus on the 
>>> direction to take CForms, so that everybody who would like to work on 
>>> it is hopefully going to take it in the same general direction.
>>> These are some of the points that were raised and some of the 
>>> tentative conclusions we reached.
>> All these sound very good. I'm not sure if I can help out, but I'll 
>> contribute to the discussion if necessary.
>> There is one issue I had/have with dojo that I would love to see 
>> addressed: dojo cannot be used in XHTML because it relies on 
>> "dojotype" attributes in various HTML tags.
>> When I asked the dojo team they waived the issue with "switch to 
>> HTML". I don't think that is a valid argument in a Cocoon environment.
>> It would be great if you/we could find a solution that solves this issue.
> In XHTML could you not declare the dojo namespace and do this ?
>     <dojo:mywidget>blah</dojo:mywidget>
> or
>     <div dojo:type="MyWidget">blah</div>

Namespaces is not something I create easily, but I'll look into it.

> I have read that instead of using :
>     <div dojotype="MyWidget">blah</div>
> you can (or should soon be able to) use a class attribute :
>     <div class="dojo-MyWidget">blah</div>
> Comment #5 :

Hmm. I've read this too, but at the time (about a year ago) not all 
dojo-widgets complied to that convention. I'll look into it to see if it 
is improved.

In short: I'll see if I can find a solution and let you know/commit it.

Bye, Helma

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