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From Lajos Moczar <lm...@galatea.com>
Subject Re: Logging and Form Validation
Date Fri, 07 Jun 2002 17:46:47 GMT
Sorry, read "logicsheet" instead of "action". Don't know where my mind 
has gone ...

Lajos


Lajos Moczar wrote:

> There is already an action included in Cocoon that does validation. 
> What's nice is that you define the validation parameters in a definition 
>  files and the action takes care of applying them. I suppose you might 
> need to define your own action to actually send the data where you want it.
> 
> Lajos
> 
> galatea.com
> Cocoon training, consulting & support
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> Adam_Waldal@eFunds.com wrote:
> 
>> So how would I accomplish this with Cocoon.  Could I just create a
>> component for doing that validation and treat it as a self contained 
>> pipe?
>>
>> -Adam
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>>> This is a major
>>> sticking point for my developers that like and are comfortable with jsp
>>> with javascript embedded.
>>> They want to keep it at the client and I am trying to build a case for
>>>
>> the
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>>> server through cocoon.
>>>
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>> IMNSHO, the only way you can justify client side validation is if you are
>> running an Intranet and you have an organization that somehow 
>> restricts the
>> users capability to modify browsers settings so that you can ensure
>> JavaScript is enabled.  Otherwise, you can receive unvalidated data...
>>
>> If you're running over the Internet it's fine to use client side 
>> validation
>> in addition to server side if you want to have some extra performance
>> benefits for those who have JavaScript enabled.  However, who wants to
>> maintain both?
>>
>> Even if you have an Intranet and locked down browser settings, client 
>> side
>> validation can be a real pain to maintain over time.  In particular, 
>> there
>> is (usually) no good coupling between the validation and the rest of the
>> server side code.  The exception is if you generate your client side
>> validation code from server side templates.  That's quite possible, but I
>> suspect that once you developers jump through the hoops of embedding
>> JavaScript within  XML ( lot's of escaping and/or CDATA) they won't 
>> object
>> to server side validation nearly so much...
>>
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