[Html-widget] Patch for RadioGroup to support fieldsets

Carl Franks fireartist at gmail.com
Fri Aug 4 17:21:37 CEST 2006

On 03/08/06, Michael Gray <mjg17 at eng.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> I'm still struggling in my mind with HTML::Widget archictecture relating
> to full nested fieldset support.
> Meanwhile, this patch (which includes tests) provides an alternate
> rendering behaviour for HTML::Widget::Element::RadioGroup, putting the
> radio buttons into a <fieldset> with a <legend> for the label.  From the
> docs:
>   =head2 group_container
>   Sets the container to be used for the radio group.  Currently
>   understands 'span' and 'fieldset'.  'span' is the default and
>   replicates the previous behaviour.  'fieldset' puts the radio buttons
>   into a fieldset with class 'radiogroup'.  group_container() can be
>   called as a class or instance method.


I'm not sure whether this is the best approach, as it means adding yet
another 'elsif' for any other container types.

Regarding refactoring, etc...
I know sri spoke before about moving H::W to using Moose, so I'm going
to read all the Moose / Class::MOP docs this weekend, and see if I can
get my head round it all.
Hopefully I'll see why sri thought it would be a better base, and I'll
also see if it solves any of these issues such as overriding and


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