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From "Musachy Barroso" <musa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Getting an URL for an Action
Date Wed, 07 Jan 2009 18:14:52 GMT
It is not a sin, we are suggesting alternatives, based on the fact
that there is not built in way of doing what you are asking.

musahcy

On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 1:05 PM, Chris Pratt <thechrispratt@gmail.com> wrote:
> In this case it has to do with the fact that we're using Tiles to ensure
> that we get a consistent look for all our emails.  Basically I've created a
> Tiles Layout that constructs the emails using tiles to include the
> text/plain and text/html versions of the content and using action properties
> to control to, from, cc, bcc, subject and the attachments.  I guess I'm
> confused as to why it's a sin to ask the system for information it obviously
> has to have?
>  (*Chris*)
>
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 9:58 AM, Musachy Barroso <musachy@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> If the MIME Emails are generated by tags, why don't you build the URL
>> in the jsps?
>>
>> musachy
>>
>> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 12:45 PM, Chris Pratt <thechrispratt@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Basically, I have some tried and true tag libraries for generating
>> pretty,
>> > MIME Emails that work great with Struts.  They support all manner of
>> > attachments and have worked great for years.  Occasionally I need to
>> attach
>> > something (in this case a PDF) that is generated by another action.  So
>> the
>> > main action needs to have a property that returns a list of things to be
>> > attached, which in this case is a URL to the Action that generates the
>> > dynamic PDF.
>> >
>> > I'm sure there's a way to refactor all this into some unrecognizable
>> form,
>> > but this is tried and true, supports JSP and Tiles including properly
>> > formatted, pretty HTML and plain text MIME emails, and really I can't see
>> > any reason that this should be precluded from working with any system
>> that
>> > supports JSP Tag Libraries.
>> >
>> > Can you see a better way to get the generated attachment into the email?
>> >  (*Chris*)
>> >
>> > On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 9:23 AM, Dave Newton <newton.dave@yahoo.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Chris Pratt wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> Strange?  I would have thought this was a fairly commonly needed
>> feature
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >> I've never needed to generate a URL from an action name within another
>> >> action across a half-dozen S2 apps--it can't be *that* common... I think
>> the
>> >> most hackish thing I've done like that is to use an action name as a
>> dynamic
>> >> result parameter for a "redirectAction" result type.
>> >>
>> >> IMO actions should "never" generate a URL since they're supposed to be
>> >> decoupled from the underlying action access mechanism. What's your use
>> case
>> >> that this solves?
>> >>
>> >> Dave
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
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>>
>>
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