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From Musachy Barroso <musa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: What happened to the date picker?
Date Sat, 09 Dec 2006 02:24:40 GMT

Don Brown wrote:
> Ok, but as I said, the tag should work as it did before.  We should have:
> - DatePicker: the current dropdowndatepicker that lets you pick dates 
> as before from a dropdown icon.
Ok, will we have a TimePicker also (same attributes as DatePicker)?

> Furthermore, there should still be a text field tied to the component.
It has one already.
> - PanelDatePicker: the current datepicker that shows a calendar in a div
> - PanelTimePicker: shows a time chooser component in a div
>
Do you want to rename them or do you want me to send a patch? Another 
thing, this would block the build right?

musachy


> Don
>
> Musachy Barroso wrote:
>> The thing is that they are a little bit different, for example the 
>> current dropdown versions have the same properties for both the 
>> timepicker and the datepicker, that's why we have only one tag for 
>> them. We have two separate tags for the static ones (always visible). 
>> We can still have something like we had before, but we would have to 
>> split the dropdowndatetimepicker (long I know) in two identical tags 
>> with different name and call them "DatePicker" and "TimePicker", and 
>> rename the other ones to something else like "XDatePicker" and 
>> "XTimePicker" (where X is something meaningful).
>>
>> musachy
>>
>> Don Brown wrote:
>>> That's fine, but the tag should still work as before.  The idea of 
>>> the ajax theme is that you get a certain behavior, no matter how it 
>>> is implemented.  Therefore, if we change the impl underneath, the 
>>> end result should still be the same.
>>>
>>> Don
>>>
>>> Musachy Barroso wrote:
>>>> Don,
>>>>
>>>> Dojo now supports both, that's why we have DatePicker, TimePicker 
>>>> and a DropDownDateTimePicker(which has a "type" attribute that can 
>>>> be either "date" or "time"), check the examples under:
>>>>
>>>> showcase/src/main/webapp/ajax/dropdowntimepicker
>>>> showcase/src/main/webapp/ajax/dropdowndatepicker
>>>>
>>>> musachy
>>>>
>>>> Don Brown wrote:
>>>>> When we moved from OpenSymphony to Apache, one great piece of 
>>>>> software, the date picker, had to be dropped in favor of the 
>>>>> inferior yet legal-friendly Dojo component.  Unfortunately, the 
>>>>> Dojo one didn't support the date picker as a popup calendar next 
>>>>> to a text field, like the original one.  To remedy this, I created 
>>>>> a custom Dojo component that wrapped the calendar component as a 
>>>>> popup calendar.
>>>>>
>>>>> In fixing showcase issues, I see that this is missing.  The 
>>>>> calendar is back to the simple displayed component with no text 
>>>>> field and no popup capabilities.  Any reason why this was reverted?
>>>>>
>>>>> Don
>>>>>
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