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From Thorsten Scherler <thors...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [v2] AJAX in views?
Date Wed, 19 Oct 2005 10:31:20 GMT
Jeje, thx for the feedback, Ross.

salu2

El mié, 19-10-2005 a las 11:09 +0100, Ross Gardler escribió:
> Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> > El mié, 19-10-2005 a las 09:52 +0100, Ross Gardler escribió:
> > 
> >>Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> >>
> >>>Hi all,
> >>>
> >>>lately I worked with AJAX and would like to support v2 with AJAX
> >>>out-of-the-box. 
> >>>
> >>>WDYT?
> >>
> >>What is the use case?
> > 
> > 
> > ATM no actual use case, but we can use it in e.g. the search contract
> > and enable the google suggestions
> > http://www.google.com/webhp?complete=1&hl=en. AJAX in general is really
> > useful and I have tons of ideas around it. ;-)
> 
> I see it is exciting - but I'd rather finish what we started first (I 
> just mean I don't have the time for that, but if you do, OK).
> 
> >>It seems to me that with this Forrest would be moving a long way from a 
> >>publishing framework and becoming more like Cocoon itself, an 
> >>application framework. But maybe I'm just bind to the use case.
> > 
> > 
> > Hmm, IMO no. contracts are extra-content and/or extra-functionality.
> > AJAX is just a way to update parts of the site on user interaction
> > without having to reload the whole site.
> 
> OK, got that - good idea.
> 
> >>>There is a ajax-block in cocoon, which is the best way to incorporate
> >>>this in existing structurer?
> >>
> >>We need Forms to be working first. 
> > 
> > 
> > Why do you think so? 
> > 
> > Forms depend on AJAX (not the other way around, have a look at
> > blocks.properties). 
> 
> Really! My mistake then.
> 
> >>>Or is it better to create a new plugin?
> >>
> >>If we make Forrest a Cocoon block then we get to use the Ajax block 
> >>however we want.
> >>
> > 
> > 
> > Actually AJAX support is just linking a couple of jscripts by default in
> > the view. Thinking about it the easiest way is to write a contract for
> > that. 
> 
> Off you go then, I expect to see a cool demo tomorrow morning ;-)
> 
> Ross
> 
-- 
thorsten

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