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From Luca Morandini <>
Subject Re: SSF and UI modularization
Date Wed, 26 Mar 2008 21:56:13 GMT
Grzegorz Kossakowski wrote:
> Luca Morandini pisze:
>> How would you do it using a "father" block for general forms/pages and 
>> "children" blocks for specialized forms/pages ?
> Father/parent and child block is a really bad nomenclature. More 
> appropriate is just admin block (the one described in point 1) and few 
> admin-foo, admin-bar blocks that are *extensions* not *children* of 
> admin block. They provide just extensions that admin block /aggregates/ 
> the view but not the control (see below).
> This nomenclature has been already discussed between me and Patrick, 
> see[1].

Hmm... I understand, but the use of "super" in servlet-service.xml 
clouds the issue, doesn't it ?

> PS. I've tried to discuss (evangelize) all sort of these things during 
> last Cocoon GT but I failed miserably because of my weak preaching skill 
> and lack of working demo. Back in September of 2007 that was just an 
> idea in my head and even SSF lacked necessary features contrary to what 
> we have now.

As soon as I have understood something I can help conjuring up some docs 
on it.


    Luca Morandini

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