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From Glenn Nielsen <gl...@mail.more.net>
Subject Re: Trail taglib
Date Mon, 08 Mar 2004 00:32:56 GMT
Hen,

How about putting the code somewhere where others can evaluate it.
Perhaps if it is complete enough there can be a vote to import
it directly into jakarta-taglibs and avoid the sandbox.

Glenn

On Sat, Mar 06, 2004 at 04:51:08PM -0500, Henri Yandell wrote:
> 
> By the way, the only other similar taglib I can see is the Coldbeans
> Breadcrumbs tagilb which is much simpler and merely offers a typed way to
> specify a static-breadcrumbs trail. I did rename the taglib from
> breadcrumbs to trail though to avoid any meme clash.
> 
> Hen
> 
> On Sat, 6 Mar 2004, Henri Yandell wrote:
> 
> >
> > Have just written a new taglib for creating dynamic breadcrumbs called
> > Trail taglib. [Many thanks to Craig/Struts list for helping with queries].
> >
> > Basic approach is that pages push themselves onto a trail-stack, and
> > a normalized version is maintained for showing on a page. ie)
> >
> > <trail:push label="List Categories"/> <!-- optional uri attribute -->
> > <trail:list delimiter=" -&gt; "/><br/>
> >
> > In addition to the normalized user version, a full trail is also
> > maintained, which could be emailed or stored instead of access logs on
> > session expiry.
> >
> > Normalization occurs whenever an element is repeated in a trail, its
> > http-referer is repeated in a trail [ie sneaky users used the back button]
> > or possibly when the trail:pop tag is used, though I've not had a need to
> > use that yet.
> >
> > Anyway, I've two options:
> >
> > 1) Release on OsJava and offer to Jakarta Taglibs later.
> > 2) Put in the Jakarta Taglibs sandbox.
> >
> > Any views?
> >
> > Hen
> >
> >
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