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From "Lin Sun" <>
Subject Re: Upgrading to Dojo 1.1.1
Date Fri, 06 Jun 2008 16:27:25 GMT
+1 for trunk too.  I agree w/ Kevan that we should use versions for
dojo.  Maybe we could collect a list of portlets/pages that are using
dojo and migrate each of them gradually to track the progress?


On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 12:19 PM, Donald Woods <> wrote:
> +1 for trunk.
> Can you also move the older versions out of trunk and into the
> geronimo/plugins branch, so people can optionally install them if their app
> still needs them?
> If you're wanting to also do this in branches/2.1, then we need to keep the
> older version in the server images, so we don't break existing apps that may
> need them and so we can warn users that we will be removing them in the next
> release (2.2.)
> -Donald
> Joseph Leong wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I've been tossing the idea around in my head of taking the initiative to
>> upgrade the current items written in Dojo to 1.1.1, I know we still have
>> some Dojo 0.4.3, which isn't supported anymore, in use and there has been
>> vast improvements with their new Dijit package for widgets among many other
>> items.  Also, with some recently reported JIRAs about accessibility
>> compatibility being an issue in these Dojo components we can make use of the
>> a11y available in it.  Overall, i also think we might also benefit a cleaner
>> setup from streamlining our versions  in terms of future development and
>> maintenance as well.
>> Although I haven't looked in complete detail in each of the AG Dojo
>> pieces, i know that the 0.4.3 transition to 1.1.1 will take some work
>> because the widget system has been separated out to it's own pieces (diji)
>> and so simple work arounds will not do.  That is, this will be a big block
>> change rather than an incremental one.
>> Does anyone have any thoughts - one way or the other on this undertaking?
>> Thanks!
>> Joseph Leong

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