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From Siva <sivakum...@india.adventnet.com>
Subject Re: Why not to use Action chaining ?
Date Tue, 22 Jul 2003 14:25:55 GMT
Dear Alen, the following link says strus doed not support action chaining.....

http://www.scioworks.net/devnews/strutsDistilled/updates/update-030424/actionChain.html

Siva


Alen Ribic wrote:

> Well reading the FAQ from what I understand you should be doing the
> following.
>
> You should have access to your necessary business methods from pretty much
> any struts action you build.
> This means that you should be able to carry out all necessary business
> commands for a particular action hence no chaining would be required to
> other actions.
>
> I however have been using chaining in my current system.
> I have actions that carry out unique tasks and when chained they populate my
> form with all I need!
>
> Anyway, I'm too new to Struts hence am not to sure what exactly is the right
> way to doing certain things. ;)
>
> --Alen
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Siva" <sivakumarv@india.adventnet.com>
> To: "Struts Users Mailing List" <struts-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2003 12:14 PM
> Subject: Re: Why not to use Action chaining ?
>
> > Thanks Alen,
> >
> > Ted Husted (Struts in Action) says that the action chaining in the dark
> side
> > of Struts.
> >
> > The problem he mentioned is that
> >
> > "when the second action is being invoked, the form is being 'repopulated'
> > with the initial form values that the form had when it was passed to the
> > first action "
> >
> > Since I am new to struts, I am not able to grasp it clearly. You can find
> the
> > info related to this in Struts FAQ. I am just wondering what is the
> alternate
> > solution.
> >
> > Thanks again,
> > siva
> >
> >
> > Alen Ribic wrote:
> >
> > > Maybe I haven't came across this before or I don't understand but why
> > > wouldn't you wanna use action chaining?
> > > I just jump from one action to another until I have all client requested
> > > baggage.
> > > --Alen
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Siva" <sivakumarv@india.adventnet.com>
> > > To: <struts-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> > > Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2003 11:54 AM
> > > Subject: Why not to use Action chaining ?
> > >
> > > > Friends,
> > > >
> > > > Could anyone of you tell me why we ahuld not use Action chaining in
> > > > struts framework ?
> > > > I neet to do two different actions for a user action. how can i
> wachieve
> > > > it without action chaining?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks in advance for your help.
> > > >
> > > > Sivakumar
> > > >
> > > >
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