[Seaside] Design of WAComponent(s)

stephane ducasse stephane.ducasse at free.fr
Thu Mar 6 21:26:54 UTC 2008

Sure I agree, still having a set of basic and working components would  
be great.


On Mar 6, 2008, at 9:00 PM, Ramon Leon wrote:

>> Come on.
>> I'm far from a newbie (at least I believe it) and this is
>> boring to develop from scratch the same. I imagine that lot
>> of people reuse their own component.
>> When I write a desktop app, I'm not a newbie still I like to
>> reuse window, buttons and label.
>> At least I'm not interested in knowing how scrollbar and
>> other details work.
>> Where is the newbie here?
>> Why people like to take extreme statements.
> I don't think I'm making any extreme statements, it's not like Seaside
> doesn't give you controls, we're not talking about buttons,  
> scrollbars and
> labels here, at least that's not my impression.  We're talking about  
> more
> advanced non html components like tree widgets and datagrids, things  
> that
> are much more than just simple markup.  These things aren't stable,  
> every
> new js library that comes out has it's own take on how to do them,  
> which is
> why they don't belong in core, they belong in external component  
> libraries
> like Scriptaculous, or wrappers for Yahoo Widgets or Mootools.  The  
> core
> should be stable stuff, the stuff that deals with standard html  
> controls
> (labels, buttons, scrollbars, input boxes, checkboxes and such) that  
> don't
> change with the latest trend of what's cool.
> Ramon Leon
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