[Hippo-cms7-user] Branch for new easy-forms features

Gilgamesh G.Nootebos at uva.nl
Wed Oct 5 16:11:09 CEST 2011


Hi Marijan,

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 15:30, marijan milicevic [via Hippo]
<ml-node+s2275632n6862129h32 at n2.nabble.com> wrote:
> Hi Gilgamesh,
>
> On 10/05/2011 03:14 PM, Gilgamesh Nootebos wrote:
>> Hi Marijan,
>>
>> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 14:49, marijan milicevic
>> <[hidden email]>  wrote:
>>> Hi Gilgamesh
>>>
>>> On 10/05/2011 02:32 PM, Gilgamesh wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I want to propose to put the changes I make on the easy-forms plugin on
>>>> separate branches in the forge repo.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> https://forge.onehippo.org/svn/easy-forms/plugin/branches/easy-forms-plugin-2.09.xx
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> https://forge.onehippo.org/svn/easy-forms/component/branches/easy-forms-hst-2.08.xx
>>>>
>>>> First I have a new field type for email adresses. next will a type for
>>>> URLs.
>>> I am not sure why you need this or how different this is compared to the
>>> textfield type we already have.
>>> Could you please explain why would you add/need separate email/url
>>> fields?
>>>
>> This way the editor can pick a predefined way of validating.
>> As an added bonus the rendering of these fields on a mobile browser
>> with html 5 support will give the end-user a customized keyboard to
>> help fill in this specific kind of field. Otherwise I would have only
>> made custom validators.
>>
> ok. makes sense.
> I was just thinking:  maybe we should introduce something like a "type"
> where user could choose from (e.g. a drop down). This way, it would be
> easy to change from one type to another
> without deleting and re-inserting fields.. it would be easier to
> maintain and extend. I am not sure about the usability, though.
> cheers,
> /m

That would be a good alternative, it would hit a lot less files.

>
>>>> The next main feature will be storing and retrieving the results of form
>>>> submissions probably in/from the repo.
>>> this is already implemented (see
>>> org.hippoecm.hst.component.support.forms.FormMap usages within EasyForms
>>> project)
>>>
>> will take a look at that, thanks.
>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>>
>>>> Gilgamesh
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
> --
> best regards,
> marijan milicevic / developer
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