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From "Craig R. McClanahan" <craig...@apache.org>
Subject RE: JavaServer Faces
Date Wed, 12 Mar 2003 19:41:14 GMT


On Wed, 12 Mar 2003 MNewcomb@tacintel.com wrote:

> Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2003 13:59:25 -0500
> From: MNewcomb@tacintel.com
> Reply-To: Struts Users Mailing List <struts-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> To: struts-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: RE: JavaServer Faces
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mitchell Morris [mailto:mmorris@mindspring.com]
> > Subject: RE: JavaServer Faces
> >
> > You'll probably hear this from a lot of people ... Java
> > Server Faces isn't
> > in the same solution space as Struts. JSF is a UI toolkit,
> > while Struts is a
> > web application framework, which includes a tag library
> > implementing basic
> > UI elements. This tag library can easily be replaced to use a
> > different UI
> > toolkit, such as WML (which I've posted to Bugzilla) or JSF,
> > which Craig
> > posted on this very mailing list within the past few days.
> >
> > In fact, Craig has stated his belief that eventually the Struts UI tag
> > library will vanish completely in favor of JSF in pretty much
> > the same way
> > that the "bean" and "logic" tag libraries seem to be
> > vanishing in favor of
> > JSTL. (Tangent #1: what happens when Craig's contrib/workflow
> > project turns
> > into something real?)
> >
> > So your second guess was more nearly correct in that they're
> > not really
> > related. The product that is more directly substituable for Struts and
> > carries Sun's name on it is (I believe) "Sun ONE Application
> > Framework".
> >
> > +Mitchell
>
> So, JSF ActionListeners are not Struts Actions?
>

Well, they *can* be :-).  That's basically what I did in the Struts+Faces
integration library -- created a JSF ApplicationHandler that then links
you to traditional Struts actions.

http://jakarta.apache.org/builds/jakarta-struts/nightly/struts-faces/

> Thanks,
> Michael
>

Craig

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