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From "Musachy Barroso" <musa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Getting an URL for an Action
Date Wed, 07 Jan 2009 18:37:29 GMT
I totally misunderstood your last statement :)

musachy

On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 1:14 PM, Musachy Barroso <musachy@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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>>
>
>
>
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