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From Ole Ersoy <ole_er...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Commons Jsf Utils
Date Fri, 24 Nov 2006 18:44:18 GMT
Sounds really useful.  Especially for classes like the
ones John Fallows and Jonas Jacobi developed in their
book to support resource loading, etc.


--- Manfred Geiler <manfred.geiler@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi *,
> Anyone remembering the old idea of having a separate
> "commons jsf
> utils" project?
> 
> Mission:
> - provide utilities for JSF component developers as
> well as JSF
> application developers
> - provide a stable API
> - must not depend on a certain JSF implementation
> - own release schedule independent of core and
> tomahawk. Maybe
> propelled by a sister project of course... ;-)
> 
> One perfect example of a jsf-commons class I just
> stumbled across is
> UIComponentTagUtils. It's the class where all those
> boring
> set*Property methods are implemented, that do the
> "if value-binding
> then... else..." things.
> 
> Proposal:
> - Initiate a new MyFaces sub-project called
> "commons-jsf"
> (Yes! There did exist a "commons" in ancient times.
> It was the
> forerunner for our current "shared" project and the
> reason we renamed
> "commons" to "shared" was, that we planned to create
> a REAL commons
> project later. Remember?)
> - We start with those obvious common jsf utils (like
> UIComponentTagUtils)
> - Each (new) util class must be carefully designed
> to be able to
> provide a robust API
> 
> Thoughts?
> 
> 
> Manfred
> 



 
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