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From "Thiago H. de Paula Figueiredo (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Closed: (TAP5-739) Allow recursion of a component within itself
Date Fri, 05 Jun 2009 00:33:07 GMT

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Thiago H. de Paula Figueiredo closed TAP5-739.
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    Resolution: Won't Fix

This can't be implemented in Tapestry without rewriting it from scratch. Read the "Principle
1 -- Static Structure, Dynamic Behavior" section of http://tapestry.apache.org/tapestry5.1/
to know why. Summary: Tapestry has a static tree of components, and allowing recursion in
templates needs dynamic instantiation of components.

By the way, it's not hard to render trees or tree-like structures inside a component: just
render everything in code. One example: http://ars-machina.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/ars-machina/tapestry-crud/branches/1.1/src/main/java/br/com/arsmachina/tapestrycrud/components/TreeSelect.java?revision=595&view=markup.

> Allow recursion of a component within itself
> --------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: TAP5-739
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TAP5-739
>             Project: Tapestry 5
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>            Reporter: Seth Call
>
> Ideally, Tapestry would allow a component to be nested within itself.
> Because recursion of a component within itself is not possible, it is very difficult
to represent a tree structure, which a component representing each node of the tree.

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