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From Don Brown <>
Subject Re: [OT] What can I do?
Date Mon, 20 Mar 2006 17:25:14 GMT
Don't know if this has been mentioned, but the WebWork guys have been doing something similar:

It'd be nice if we could come up with a common set of annotations shared by both Action 1
and 2 (possibly Shale) along 
the lines of Stripes to help transitions.


Craig McClanahan wrote:
> On 3/20/06, Phil Zoio <> wrote:
>> Ted,
>> In response to your comment:
>> "The original Struts Action codebase suffers from design deficiencies
>> that would take some effort to remedy."
>> This may be true, but I don't believe that it is a completely lost cause.
>> The work that I have been doing with Struts Java 5 extensions proves (to me
>> at least) that it is possible to move from the existing 1.2 code base to
>> something with compelling features and free from the issues often associated
>> with the Struts Action 1.
>> See:
>> Phil
> I happened to see Phil's presentation to the JAVAWUG group in London last
> Friday.  There are some interesting ideas here (and they would seem
> applicable in either a 1.x or 2.x Struts Action Framework context).  I would
> suggest thinking about an optional layer (requires JDK 1.5) on top of the
> base framework that made available features like this ... similar in spirit
> to what the Tiger Extensions do in Shale.
> Craig

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