[html-formfu] HTML-FormFu-DBIC

Mario Minati mario.minati at googlemail.com
Fri Sep 28 14:54:24 GMT 2007

On Friday 28 September 2007 10:35:43 Zbigniew Lukasiak wrote:
> First - hey Carl - I am waiting for you to approve my design before
> commiting.
> On 9/27/07, Mario Minati <mario.minati at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > You are removing and recreating the related rows, what do you think of a
> > loop removing only records that are no longer required and create new
> > ones. I'm thinking of this as in my app the model (and the db)
> > autocreates an GUID/UUID column for every new row that is used for
> > linking stuff together. These kinds of relations would currently get
> > lost.
> This is in plans - but not immediate - first I need to have an overall
> api design.


> > BTW:
> > What kind of select box does MySelect provide?
> Hmm - I don't understand that question - it only adds one method to
> the standard Select box.   The name is now Select::DBIC

From your code I thought yo have a multiselect listbox.

> > With regard to your idea of separating the fill_formfu_values and
> > populate_from_formfu I suggest putting the functions itself in a class in
> > the HTML::FormFu tree, providing the functionallity.
> > Then the DBIC::HTML::FormFu class can use these functions to do it's work
> > and everyone's free to go his/her way.
> That's a good idea!
> Now I think populate_from_formfu and fill_formfu_values should be
> methods of the form - this way we could subclass it later.  So
> HTML::FormFu::DBIC will be a subclass of FormFu with those additional
> two methods.



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