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From "Ted Husted" <>
Subject Re: [proposal] Tag reorganization
Date Sun, 07 Jan 2007 19:23:29 GMT
Have we opened a ticket for the dojo-plugin?

I'd like to close WW-1477 as a related issued.



On 12/27/06, Don Brown <> wrote:
> Ok, let's put this into a formal proposal.  I propose that we extract
> any Dojo-related tags and behaviors into a new tag library.  This new
> library could extend the old tags for the purposes of adding
> Dojo-related attributes, however, it should be its own logical tag
> library.  We should keep the old themeable tags, but look to speed up
> the simple theme, probably through a Java rendering engine.
> The new Dojo-based tags will contain:
>  - The date picker
>  - The rich text editor
>  - Any remote div-loading tags
>  - Extensions of existing tags to add new Dojo-related attributes and
> rendering.  If it isn't possible to extend the existing tags/components
> and add new parameters, then we'll make it so.
>  - Dojo.  We'll pull all the Dojo files out of core.
> We will be left with the original, themeable tags.  These tags will
> still use the theme engines and we'll keep the xhtml theme, but write or
> include a simple tooltip Javascript library to we don't need to import
> all of Dojo.  Ideally, I'd like to see the simple tags rendered with
> Java for superior performance, but that part of the proposal can wait.
> These tags will retain as much as backwards compatibility as possible,
> with the exception of the missing Ajax theme.  Any ajax functionality
> that used DWR will remain in the old tags and be moved to the xhtml theme.
> I'd like to move on this quickly and have it completed within two weeks.
> Thoughts?
> Don

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