[Seaside] HTML method naming conventions

Edward Stow ed.stow at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 02:44:47 UTC 2008

On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 11:18 AM, Steve Aldred
<aldreds at velocitynet.com.au> wrote:
> In the "SVG design questions" thread Philippe Marschall wrote:
> > Just a side note here. Wherever possible we tried to avoid the C-ish
> > names of html elements in Seaside and used full names instead. So
> > instead of #img we name #image. Here this would mean #rectangle
> > instead of #rect.
> >
> >
>  Not trying to be difficult or anything but why?
>  Given to use Seaside you have to have a good understanding of HTML where is
> the advantage in translating tags to different message name? Renaming for
> the sake of being 'Smalltalkish" just makes entry for existing web
> developers that much more difficult. How many people have tried to send #tr
> and #td?

+ 1  I would prefer to use html tag names, td, tr, a.

And seaside adds to the html language disconnect by using #url: for
src and href attributes.


Edward Stow

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