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From Martin Marinschek <martin.marinsc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Sandbox
Date Tue, 06 Sep 2005 11:09:22 GMT
Yes... 

Let's put it there, and go on from this!

regards,

Martin

On 9/6/05, Sylvain Vieujot <svieujot@apache.org> wrote:
>  Hello Martin,
>  
>  No, I never committed it.
>  I think a new package would be great, but where do you want to put it ?
>  The logic would be to have it first in the sandbox, and then move it class
> by class tomahawk.
>  
>  Maybe a better package name would be org.apache.myfaces.utils
>  as jsfutils is redundant with myfaces. I also dropped the tomahawk part as
> it would be in the sandbox first, but I'm not sure about this.
>  
>  If you agree, I can commit those classes to the sandbox's
> org.apache.myfaces.utils package, and we can start from here.
>  
>  Sylvain.
> 
>  
>  On Tue, 2005-09-06 at 07:48 +0200, Martin Marinschek wrote: 
>  Sylvain,
> 
> did you ever get around to commit this stuff? I didn't find it in the
> sources...
> 
> I'd like to use that as an example for something I am writing on -
> would be great if I could just point to the MyFaces sourcebase.
> 
> How about a new package
> 
> org apache myfaces tomahawk jsfutils
> 
> We could also have the user contributions like the message-remembering
> facilities and the newly added remember request-bean over redirect
> facilities there...
> 
> regards,
> 
> Martin
> 
> On 5/11/05, Sylvain Vieujot <svieujot@apache.org> wrote:
> > I'm fine with that and find it simpler to have it in the trunk.
> > 
> > I have a related question.
> > 
> > Right now, I have done 2 little utilities that help me resolve small
> > problems.
> > They are 2 abstract implementations of Map : ActionMap and TestMap, and I
> > find them handy to use in many common cases.
> > 
> > Here are 2 examples :
> > 1) ActionMap : For example, when you have a list of file, and want to have
> > a checkbox to delete a file, you just add the following code in your page
> :
> > <h:column>
> > <h:selectBooleanCheckbox value="#{pageFace.removeFileName[file.name]}"/>
> > <h:outputText value="delete"/>
> > </h:column>
> > 
> > 
> > And in your backing bean : public ActionsMap getRemoveFileName(){
> > return new ActionsMap(){
> > @Override
> > public void performAction(String fileName) {
> > getFiles().remove( fileName );
> > }
> > };
> > }
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 2) TestMap : I use it to pass parameters to methods using a map, and
> > getting a boolean result.
> > For example, if you want to render a component if a user is in 2 roles,
> the
> > visibleOnUserRole isn't enough.
> > So, in my backing bean, I have this method :
> > 
> > public TestsMap getUserInRole(){
> > return new TestsMap(){
> > @Override
> > public boolean getTest(String roleName) {
> > return getHttpServletRequest().isUserInRole( roleName );
> > }
> > };
> > }
> > 
> > And now, I can do any test I want in EL :
> > #{myBean.isUserInRole['Accountant'] && myBean.isUserInRole['CountryUnit']}
> > 
> > It's quite limited now, but due to the limitations of the EL, small
> > utilities like that can help.
> > My suggestion is to do a utilities library (similar to commons.lang, with
> > StringUtils, ...) for EL, and maybe for JSF if more good candidates
> emerge.
> > 
> > So, I wonder first if you guys feels this is of any use to include this in
> > MyFaces, and if so, how do we handle that ?
> > Those aren't components, but should we do a sandbox for libraries to, or
> > just an additional myfaces-utilities.jar ????
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Sylvain.
> > 
> > 
> > On Wed, 2005-05-11 at 11:41 -0700, Grant Smith wrote:
> > 
> > I recall correctly, the consensus was to have a "sandbox subproject" 
> > for new components. I would like to propose a simpler solution: Why not 
> > have the sandbox as a subdirectory of the existing project. Then we can 
> > just specify all "s:" components as sandbox components until they are 
> > completely accepted by the community. At that time they can become "x:" 
> > components.
> > 
> > Would this satisfy the ASF's requirement for "All New Components Must Go 
> > Through the Incubator" ? Hopefully... 
> 
> 
> 
>  


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