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Re: Redirect Params

From: Ryan Lubke <Ryan.Lubke_at_Sun.COM>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 16:04:11 -0700

Roger Kitain wrote:
> Hello Stan,
>
> For features "beyond the spec", we do have the jsf-extensions project
> which is owned by Ed Burns. I'm ccing Ed.
I think in this case, modifications of the XSD would require something
different.

Stan -

The sandbox suggestion sounds reasonable to me. Could you provide a
small proposal on structure, and how it would relate to the existing build
environment (would there be options to include it by default, or would
it be a separate bundle)?


>
> -roger
>
> Stan Silvert wrote:
>>
>> Being new to this project, Iím wondering what we do about features
>> that go beyond the spec. For instance, Iíve implemented the ability
>> to add params to a redirect:
>>
>> Say I have this in my managed beans declaration:
>>
>> <managed-bean>
>>
>> <managed-bean-name>random</managed-bean-name>
>>
>> <managed-bean-class>org.jboss.jsfresearch.boxofchocolates.RandomNumberBean</managed-bean-class>
>>
>> <managed-bean-scope>application</managed-bean-scope>
>>
>> </managed-bean>
>>
>> I can now use this in my navigation-case to set a random integer for foo:
>>
>> <redirect>
>>
>> <redirect-param>
>>
>> <redirect-param-name>foo</redirect-param-name>
>>
>> <redirect-param-value>#{random.nextInt}</redirect-param-value>
>>
>> </redirect-param>
>>
>> </redirect>
>>
>> When the redirect is executed, the browser will show something like
>> this URL:
>>
>> http://localhost:8080/boxofchocolates/myredirectedpage.faces?foo=12345
>>
>> This is quite useful for restful applications that support
>> bookmarking. For example, imagine a search form which allows a
>> bookmarkable results screen.
>>
>> For redirect params, the code itself is fairly innocuous. The largest
>> change is that the xsd had to be updated beyond the spec. So if you
>> like the idea, the question is what to do with my code.
>>
>> Can it be added to the current project?
>>
>> Should we create a sandbox project for features that might make it
>> into JSF.next?
>>
>> Stan Silvert
>>
>> JBoss, a division of RedHat
>>
>> ssilvert_at_jboss.com <mailto:ssilvert_at_jboss.com>
>>
>