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From "Hazem Saleh" <>
Subject Re: [tomahawk] Is there any task left to make a release of tomahawk?
Date Fri, 11 Jul 2008 09:45:06 GMT
I would like to know Ernst's opinion at these scenarios so that we can know
if fixing these defects will be expensive or not (To decide whether to
promote this component or not).

On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 6:09 PM, Mario Ivankovits <> wrote:

> Hi!
>> Mario, Could you please open jira issues on the defects you found during
>> your work with
>> <s:pprPanelGroup>.
> The problems I had previously were:
> 1) Sometimes ppr simply stopps working, a full page refresh will happen.
> Don't know how to reproduce it. Probably you could simply ignore that issue.
> 2) You need a way how to send the component h:messages together with the
> ppr response. In a4j you could wrap any component. These component are then
> fetched with ANY ajax request.
> This makes it VERY easy to have ajax submit by still being able to show the
> messages, even if a custom messagesRenderer is used (like we have here).
> 3) Support setting a new ViewRoot from within an ajax request. a4j also
> supports that. The ajax response will then be (I think aborted) and a full
> page refresh will happen. But hey, it was really cool once I discovered that
> this works at all.
> More generally I have to say I find it way more harder to define all the
> client-side id's where the ppr should trigger than to simply setup a
> reRender attribute on any commandLink/commandButton.
> We found it much more natural to work that way then to configure
> triggerPatterns.
> a4j also provides an easy way to have a status icon somewhere on the page
> which will appear on ajax-req-start and disappear (or whatever, just
> configure the facets) on ajax-req-stop.
> The main question is, what is the target of our pprPanelGroup. If it is to
> be as comfortable as the other ppr implementations I think it needs much
> more work.
> Ciao,
> Mario
>> Thank you.
>> On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 1:39 AM, Mario Ivankovits <<mailto:
>>>> wrote:
>>    Hi!
>>        s:xmlTemplate
>>    Dont know much, not to say "nothing", about that.
>>        s:pprPanelGroup (is this component ready? it could be good but
>>        I don't know if there is any objection).
>>    I do not think that pprPanelGroup is ready for a release, there
>>    are some
>>    things still missing and sometimes it stopps working.
>>    Unfortunately, I have to say I am switching away from
>>    pprPanelGroup to a4j with richfaces.
>>    I just have no time to look into pprPanelGroup ...
>>    Ciao,
>>    Mario
>> --
>> Hazem Ahmed Saleh Ahmed

Hazem Ahmed Saleh Ahmed

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