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From "David Graham" <dgraham1...@hotmail.com>
Subject RE: Interesting Bug Fact
Date Fri, 21 Mar 2003 14:36:08 GMT
Which is why I believe there should be an all in one distro as well as the 
separate pieces.

David



>From: "Edgar P. Dollin" <edgar@blue-moose.net>
>Reply-To: <edgar@blue-moose.net>
>To: "'Struts Developers List'" <struts-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
>Subject: RE: Interesting Bug Fact
>Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2003 08:33:41 -0500
>
>It is not a misconception to some of us who happen to think the
>convience aspect of the tags packaged with the controller is the reason
>to use struts.  I also am of the opinion that a big reason struts is
>popular is that the 'packaging' is correct, i.e. it has enough features
>in one place so that by itself it makes a difference.  Not everyone
>wants to roll there own.
>
>Edgar
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Andrew Hill [mailto:andrew.david.hill@gridnode.com]
> > Sent: Friday, March 21, 2003 3:00 AM
> > To: 'Struts Developers List'
> > Subject: RE: Interesting Bug Fact
> >
> >
> > +1
> >
> > The misconception many people have in associating struts
> > exclusively with JSP gets rather 'irritating' at times.
> >
> > As you all know struts is so much more than just a bunch of tags. :-)
> >
> > For example the app Im working on doesnt use a single JSP,
> > but is very much a struts based app - my view still looks to
> > the actionform bean for its field values etc...
> >
> > The way I see it (especially now we have the jstl) the struts
> > custom tags are just a 'bonus' convenience for those (the
> > majority alas!) who use JSP for their view rendering.
> >
> > Ideally they would be just a (more explicitly) optional
> > component or extension for JSP users , similar to what the
> > VelocityStruts Toolkit (is that what its called?) does for
> > struts users who use velocity.
> >
> > If seperating the controller and the view (it sounds good
> > just saying it!) components of struts will result in more
> > frequent 'struts core' releases then please do it!
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: David Graham [mailto:dgraham1980@hotmail.com]
> > Sent: Friday, 21 March 2003 06:04
> > To: struts-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Interesting Bug Fact
> >
> >
> > >well, i'm assuming that releases of the Struts core library would no
> > >longer have to wait on fixes and upgrades to the JSP tags.  it would
> > >also help in dispelling the seemingly frequent perception
> > that Struts
> > >is just for those using JSPs.
> >
> > Yep, I agree.
> >
> > David
> >
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