[Seaside] Re: CSS question

Bany, Michel mbany at cincom.com
Mon Jan 9 12:11:30 CET 2006

Hi Lukas,
I've done that in VisualWorks.
If you happen to have VisualWorks at hand, there is a parcel named
SeasideWebDesignerTool that includes a WAPictureServer (subclass of
and a WAPictureHandler (subclass of WADocumentHandler)
These things are able to serve urls like :
The parcel includes a sample (Douglas Bowman's Sliding doors) that
CSS that is invoking pictures directly from Seaside.
The parcel is also able to upload graphic files into Smalltalk methods,
a bit like your FTP server.
Hope this helps.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: seaside-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org 
> [mailto:seaside-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] On Behalf 
> Of Avi Bryant
> Sent: Monday, January 09, 2006 11:51 AM
> To: renggli at iam.unibe.ch; The Squeak Enterprise Aubergines 
> Server - general discussion.
> Subject: Re: [Seaside] Re: CSS question
> On Jan 9, 2006, at 2:42 AM, Lukas Renggli wrote:
> >
> > I guess this doesn't help, but I might misunderstand the concept ...
> >
> > What I want to do is to reference images (gif, jpeg) from my CSS 
> > style-sheets that are stored within the source of a subclass of 
> > WAStyleLibrary, so that everything is served trough Seaside.
> Ah, ok.  So the issue is that you want some easy way to serve 
> the images from Seaside, at a static URL so they can be 
> referenced from CSS.
> Seems like that should be handled by some separate subclass 
> of WAEntryPoint, which you can register with the dispatcher (ie at /
> seaside/images) and which implements #handleRequest: however 
> it needs to...
> Avi
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