[Seaside] Re: Confused over the use of WAExternalFileLibrary...

Magnus Schwarz magnus at heeg.de
Fri Jun 13 21:21:05 UTC 2008

Hi Rick,

although the files reside in the /files directory (i.e. 
/files/myFile.jpg), the proper URL in Seaside is files/external/myFile.jpg.
(This may IMHO be a bit confusing...)


seaside-request at lists.squeakfoundation.org schrieb:
>    1. Confused over the use of WAExternalFileLibrary...
>       (Richard E. Flower)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 23:02:12 -0700
> From: "Richard E. Flower" <rickf at ca-flower.com>
> Subject: [Seaside] Confused over the use of WAExternalFileLibrary...
> To: Seaside - general discussion <seaside at lists.squeakfoundation.org>
> Message-ID: <416C80A3-37ED-4704-B5D6-815F2DC1EE1E at ca-flower.com>
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> Ok.. I've gotten past my initial hurdles with Boris' help but none of  
> my css files or images are getting pulled in due
> to the deprecated API that I was using w/ Seaside 2.6 (besides the  
> move from Webtoolkit to Opentalk)..
> Anyway, in perusing the old mail messages from the list, it appears  
> that WAExternalFileLibrary may be the solution
> I'm looking for but I'm stuck with trying to get it to work.  I've  
> created a "Files" entry point as indicated and named it "include".
> Now, I've changed one of my image references to point to /seaside/ 
> files/image.jpg but its never found.. The docs are very terse
> on the usage.. Am I missing something?  Where does the directory lie  
> in the filesystem for VW? I've tried the top-level VW directory
> along with the 'image' subdirectory...  Also, if I want to have one  
> directory w/ css and another with images how is that done?  Thanks!
> -- Rick

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