On Saturday 15 October 2005 15:48, Gary Poster wrote: > I have been working on a subview package off in another branch. It > addresses a class of bugs caused by subviews that affect non- > contained subviews; sets the stage for AJAX components and for > independently-configurable drag and drop between subviews; and wants > to contemplate subview persistence as an optional addition. > > Of these, my biggest concern is the first. When building our portlet > system, we discovered a class of rendering bugs that occur when a > change to a subview affects other subviews (usually non-nested): the > underlying data changes as expected but it is not drawn to screen > because the data change was out of order for the rendering. The two > stage approach, calculating all state and then rendering all, is the > solution we came up with for mitigating what we called 'update > bugs'. We have significant experience with the two stage approach, > and it is our best answer so far. You do not do this, or have > another solution I can see that addresses the same problems. We > would want this.
Right, this is a serious problem. I would really like to see some more detailed documentation about this approach. But I am pretty sure this is a problem orthogonal to the content provider code and can be solved in a different package that then just has to work well with the others. Regards, Stephan -- Stephan Richter CBU Physics & Chemistry (B.S.) / Tufts Physics (Ph.D. student) Web2k - Web Software Design, Development and Training _______________________________________________ Zope3-dev mailing list Zope3firstname.lastname@example.org Unsub: http://mail.zope.org/mailman/options/zope3-dev/archive%40mail-archive.com