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From "Matt Cooper (JIRA)" <adffaces-iss...@incubator.apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (ADFFACES-274) MenuModel issues in page component
Date Thu, 02 Nov 2006 00:23:17 GMT
    [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ADFFACES-274?page=comments#action_12446413 ] 
            
Matt Cooper commented on ADFFACES-274:
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The page component has limited value because it hard-codes a specific page layout and consumption
of MenuModel nodes.  Instead I would prefer to see work done with some sort of reusable page
template approach where someone could take an example page template and tweak it specifically
to their personal needs.  Also, such a solution would ideally at maximum keep one copy of
the page template per web application rather than one copy per page so maintenance of the
template wouldn't negatively impact the page developer.

> MenuModel issues in page component
> ----------------------------------
>
>                 Key: ADFFACES-274
>                 URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ADFFACES-274
>             Project: MyFaces ADF-Faces
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Build
>         Environment: JBoss 4.0.4/Windows XP
>            Reporter: David Sanders
>
> Global buttons should represent a 'path' from root to leaf in a menu tree.  Under trinidad,
the page component treats global buttons as a root of a menu tree.  ADF Faces used a type
attribute (type=global) and a menu node without children to represent global buttons separate
from other menu items.  Trinidad does away with the type attribute and makes global buttons
the root of a navigation tree.  This does not work, as a global button should represent a
path, not a tree root.  One solution would be to have a separate facet for global buttons.
 The other workaround is to use panelPage together with navigationPane/nodeStamp facets (which
does not work currently), but then why have a page component at all? 

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