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From Vadim Gritsenko <>
Subject Re: Clarification on converter concept
Date Sun, 15 Jul 2007 04:45:02 GMT
Joerg Heinicke wrote:
> On 13.07.2007 10:31, Grzegorz Kossakowski wrote:
>> I also wonder how you are going to use CForms without CTemplate? You 
>> must use some template mechanism to produce data representing form and 
>> its state.
> FormsTransformer? It has a template approach as well [1], but no EL at all.

FormsTransformer is sort of on its way out (right, Jeremy?)

> Actually I'm not very keen on any templating approach at all. I don't 
> like to first provide data to some template context and second retrieve 
> it from there in the template. IMO it's much better to have a complete 
> push approach and only encroach if it is necessary (like XSLT 
> templates). (My diploma thesis was about this btw.) A possible 
> implementation for this is to convert the form model into an XML 
> representation and let a quite generic XSLT do the rest.



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