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From Luca Morandini <>
Subject Re: [2.2] Forms dependency on Ajax block
Date Thu, 13 Mar 2008 20:20:05 GMT
Grzegorz Kossakowski wrote:
> Luca Morandini pisze:
> Dojo is used to only handle Ajax mode of Forms but to handle advanced field styling of
Forms widgets
> as well that has nothing to do with Ajax.

Yes, I've looked into the code and discovered that ;)

> This means that Forms must depend on Ajax (Dojo to be more precise) despite the fact
you use Ajax or
> not.

Which is a departure from 2.1.9, which, IIRC, worked even with 
Javascript disabled on the browser.

I presume that a way to disentangle forms and ajax blocks would be to 
make two different forms-field-styling.xsl (one with Javascript and/or 
Ajax, the other without Javascript), loaded conditionally on ajax="true" 
by forms-samples-styling.xsl.

Why I'm making such a plea ?
Well, the use of non-Javascript forms is a requirement for making 
websites accessible, which is a mandatory for governmental websites in 


    Luca Morandini

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