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From "Matthias Wessendorf" <mat...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Apache MyFaces commons
Date Thu, 03 May 2007 16:20:17 GMT
On 5/3/07, Mike Kienenberger <mkienenb@gmail.com> wrote:
> It should also include t:saveState.   Possibly t:aliasBean (havent
> used it myself).

+1

> Maybe verison of t:dataList (the "simple" mode) that doesn't render
> state?   This one is more of a stretch, I expect, but an enhanced
> component iterator would be a good thing in commons.

isn't that guy rendering somewhat HTML ?


> Are the client-side validation parts of the validators going to cause
> issues with a commons library, or can just the "server-side" part of
> the validators be in commons?

first I think "only" server-side. I'd also like to see Trinidad's
client-side Converter/Validator support in a commons JAR.

>
> I haven't looked at how this was implemented.


thanks for your feedback!
-Matthias

> On 5/3/07, Matthias Wessendorf <matzew@apache.org> wrote:
> > Greetings from the ApacheCon in Amsterdam.
> >
> > It was discussed a lot on the list and Bernd and I are now taking the
> > time to layout a "apache-myfaces-commons-[SUBSET]-VERSION.jar" file.
> >
> > Commons:
> > -What should go into a commons JAR?
> > Non renderKit related things like
> >   -Converters and Validators
> >   -NonFacesRequestServlet from Tobago
> >   -FacesContextFactory from Tobago to ensure a kind of common layer
> > for doing uploads
> >   -the selectItems component from Tomahawk
> >   -what are we missing ???
> >
> > Build dependencies:
> >   - Trinidad's plugins/utils to generate stuff like the TagClass file.
> >
> > The vision:
> >  Why this is needed ?
> > It is kind of hard to actually use only some "common" pieces of
> > Tomahawk. At least to add a custom validator, the complete jar is
> > needed. The vision is also to add some "common" pieces from
> > Trinidad/tobago to it.
> >
> > For Tomahawk this will not mean, you have to introduce a new namespace
> > for adding the converter/validator, the "commons-jar" can be a rt
> > dependency so that the TLD file is only referencing to the classes
> > w/in the commons.jar.
> >
> > What are you missing ?
> > We will compile a list into the MyFaces wiki, based on your feedback/comments
> >
> > -Bernd/Matthias
> >
>


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Matthias Wessendorf
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