Well, I'm using the wicket.extensions.markup.html.repeater.data.table packages and wicket.extensions.markup.html.repeater.data.DataView but that's because I got familiar with them via phonebook & I'm getting the data I'm showing from a DB, whereas I've not done very much at all with ListViews, so it's no help in deciding between them!
/Gwyn On 10/08/06, Eelco Hillenius <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Ok, regardless of this case then... I'd be interested to hear what > people think in general about ListViews vs repeaters (package > wicket.extensions.markup.html.repeater and kids)? Are repeaters a > better solution in general/ only for certain cases (database) or just > different? > > I'm asking this because if enough people think repeaters do provide a > better alternative, we should soft-deprecate ListView and start > promoting the repeaters more. Now would be a good time, specifically > because 2.0 is still open for changes and I would use them in favor of > ListViews in Wicket In Action. > > Speak up please, everyone :) > > Eelco > > > On 8/10/06, Igor Vaynberg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > i dont think this is a problem with listview. i think joni misunderstood > > what setreuseitems() did and that even with pull models it makes sense. in > > this particular case dataview would suffer the exact same problems as the > > listview save one - you will not forget to override getlistitemmodel() > > because it is part of the idataprovider interface. but even with a dataview > > you would have to set an item reuse strategy which is equivalent to calling > > setreuseitems(true) on the listview. in dataview, same as the listview, the > > items would be recreated, etc - thats just the nature of repeaters in > > wicket. > > > > -Igor > > > > > > > > On 8/10/06, Eelco Hillenius <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > > > I'm gradually getting to a conclusion that ListView sucks, and should be > > > replaced with something more robust. > > > > It does suck that about 25% of the problems people have with Wicket > > seems to come from the ListView. > > > > What do you think about the repeater packages? I'm still using > > ListViews myself mostly; they do the job for me. But Igor created them > > out of frustration with ListViews (and that was a long time ago). If > > more people think repeaters are a better solution than ListViews, > > maybe we should consider putting ListView more in the background (e.g. > > red rid of them in examples and more specifically Wicket In Action), > > and getting some repeaters over to the core project for Wicket 2.0. > > > > If there was ever a time to 'fix' this, it's now. > > > > Eelco -- Download Wicket 1.2.1 now! - http://wicketframework.org ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Using Tomcat but need to do more? Need to support web services, security? Get stuff done quickly with pre-integrated technology to make your job easier Download IBM WebSphere Application Server v.1.0.1 based on Apache Geronimo http://sel.as-us.falkag.net/sel?cmd=lnk&kid=120709&bid=263057&dat=121642 _______________________________________________ Wicket-user mailing list Wicketemail@example.com https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/wicket-user