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From Anna Bikkina <a...@pinksheets.com>
Subject Re: AW: Actions and parameters in sitemap
Date Wed, 25 Feb 2004 22:46:33 GMT
Thank you for the replies. I am using request now to send error messages. That 
works.

Thanks once again
Anna.

On Wednesday 25 February 2004 02:38 am, Marco Rolappe wrote:
> hi anna,
>
> the <map:act> containers form kind of scopes. as illustrated by neil, you
> have to reference variables from outer 'scopes' via a corresponding 'path'
> expression. that whole issue is a bit... dunno. but that's one reason not
> to use actions.
>
> contrived example:
>
> ...
> 	<map:act type="act1"> <!-- returns a parameter 'foo' -->
> 		<map:act type="act2"> <!-- returns a parameter 'bar' -->
> 			<map:parameter name="foo" value="{foo}"/>
>
> 			<map:redirect-to uri="{../foo}{bar}"/>
> 		</map:act>
> 	</map:act>
> ...
>
> an important one to note here is act2's parameter 'foo'; since it's a
> parameter to act2 it's not in act2's 'scope', even though the placement of
> the <map:parameter> might suggest so. thus the reference is {foo} and not
> {../foo}; just think of it as a call from within act1's scope: act2(foo:
> {foo})
> this is in contrast to the <map:redirect-to>, which is inside act2's scope.
> so you have to reference the parent scope for 'foo' and the current scope
> for 'bar'.
>
> regarding error flagging there are several possibilities; if you stay in
> the same pipeline (no redirects, etc.) you can use request attributes. when
> redirecting or similar you could pass an error code or message as request
> parameter(s), e.g. <map:redirect-to
> uri="cocoon:/handle-my-err?fail=act1"/>. the last resort would be setting a
> session attribute.
>
> > -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: users-return-63503-m_rolappe=web.de@cocoon.apache.org
> > [mailto:users-return-63503-m_rolappe=web.de@cocoon.apache.org]Im Auftrag
> > von Anna Bikkina
> > Gesendet: Dienstag, 24. Februar 2004 23:38
> > An: users@cocoon.apache.org
> > Betreff: Re: Actions and parameters in sitemap
> >
> >
> > Can someone please answer the below question.
> >
> > Also I have nested acts and when the 1st act sends parameters
> > will they be
> > replaced by the second acts parameters(key in the hashmap are
> > different so I
> > guess they cannot be replaced). But when I ampassing all these parameters
> > (from act1 and act2) to the generator the latest act(act2) parameters are
> > being sent the xsp the others (act1 return parameters are not
> > being sent).
> > Can you someone tell me if I am doing anything wrong.
> >
> >
> > 		<map:act type="startdate" src="security.xsp">
> >
> >     		   		<map:act type="get-security">
> >
> > 		    		<map:generate type="serverpages"
> > src="securityresult.xsp">
> > 		    			<map:parameter
> > name="act2msg1" value="{sec_shortname}"/>
> > 		    			<map:parameter
> > name="act2msg2" value="{sec_piggyback}"/>
> > 		    			<map:parameter
> > name="act1msg1" value="{startdate}"/>
> > 		    			<map:parameter
> > name="act1msg2" value="{enddate}"/>
> > 		    		</map:generate>
> > 		    		<map:transform
> > src="context:/historyserver/styles/searchresult.xsl"/>
> >     			    <map:serialize/>
> >     			</map:act>
> >     		</map:act>
> >
> > I can retrieve act2 messages f in the xsp but act1 messages are null. I
> > checked the action is returning parameters.
> >
> > If act1 fails I want to display an error message which is
> > different from the
> > message to be displayed when act2 fails. Since both the failure
> > are directed
> > to the same file is there a way I can find out if act1 or act2 failed and
> > depending on that print the error message.
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Anna.
> >
> > On Monday 23 February 2004 01:01 pm, Anna Bikkina wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I am using multiple action classes to validate my date. I want
> >
> > to display
> >
> > > error message depending on which action class has failed. I am
> >
> > trying to do
> >
> > > something like this because that fails. Can someone suggest me
> >
> > how can I do
> >
> > > this.
> > >
> > > I am adding a parameter ERROR after every act and trying to use
> >
> > it in the
> >
> > > xsp and displaying it. I am not able to get it in the
> > > security.xsp.ERROR parameter is returning null. Can some suggest a
> > > working idea to solve my problem.
> > >
> > >     <map:match pattern="security.xsp">
> > >     	<map:act type="validator">
> > >     		<map:parameter name="descriptor"
> > > value="/usr/local/jboss/tomcat/webapps/
> > > cocoon/historyserver/styles/descriptor.xml"/>
> > >
> > >     		<map:act type="startdate" src="security.xsp">
> > > 			<map:parameter "ERROR"  value="Invalid start date"/>
> > >     		    	<map:act type="enddate" src="security.xsp">
> > > 				<map:parameter "ERROR"
> >
> > value="Invalid end date"/>
> >
> > >     		    	<map:act type="validateothers"
> >
> > src="security.xsp">
> >
> > > 				<map:parameter "ERROR"
> >
> > value="Invalid other data"/>
> >
> > >     		   		<map:act type="get-security">
> > >
> > > 		    		<map:generate type="serverpages"
> >
> > src="securityresult.xsp"/>
> >
> > > 		    		<map:transform src="search.xsl"/>
> > > 				     <map:serialize/>
> > >     			</map:act>
> > >     			</map:act>
> > >     			</map:act>
> > >     		</map:act>
> > >
> > >
> > >      <map:generate src="security.xsp" type="serverpages"/>
> > >
> > >
> > >      <map:transform src="search.xsl"/>
> > >
> > >      <map:serialize/>
> > >    </map:match>
> > >
> > >
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