[Seaside] Re: Confused over the use of WAExternalFileLibrary...
rickf at ca-flower.com
Tue Jun 17 01:07:03 UTC 2008
Thanks Boris.. I guess I have to get my feet wet with modifying
something within Seaside at some point eh!? This class looks
nice-n-small so it's a good candidate.. Of course I'll let you-all
that know more about ST than I do, review it..
On Mon, June 16, 2008 5:59 pm, Boris Popov wrote:
> Sure, submit it as a patch for Cincom to review. I imagine subdirectories
> should be part of basic functionality for file serving.
> -Boris (via BlackBerry)
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> Ok.. In thinking about the big picture here and trying to
> help perspective future users of this class.. I'm wondering IF
> I were to alter the existing WAExternalFileLibrary to be more
> flexible (add support for subdirectories + more obvious config
> features), would that annoy other users of this class? I'm not
> sure how many people are actually using it for anything --
> comments? At a minimum I'll certainly document the current
> behavior including where the 'files' directory lives within the
> VW tree which was half the problem for me to guess.
> -- Rick
> On Sun, June 15, 2008 8:07 pm, Richard E. Flower wrote:
>> This is really odd to me.. I finally got it working. In my case, I
>> used the name "include" in the dispatch editor for Seaside (where the
>> configuration of the WAExternalFileLibrary lives) and my links needed
>> to be named "include/external/foo.jpg" but the files live in
>> the VW image directory as "vw7.6/image/files/foo.jpg".. It also does
>> not appear to handle subdirectories from what I've seen.. I guess I'll
>> have to spend some time looking into Apache again since this isn't
>> doing what I was hoping.. Oh well..
>> -- Rick
>> On Jun 13, 2008, at 2:21 PM, Magnus Schwarz wrote:
>>> 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)
>>>> 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>
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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?
>>>> -- Rick
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