[dojo-contributors] More defineWidget

Bill Keese bill at dojotoolkit.org
Sun Jun 4 23:56:06 EDT 2006


I read the recommendation.  Your proposed changes sound fine, and I 
understand the importance of getting this into 0.3.1.  Too bad you 
haven't gotten more responses to your mail.  But I'd say to go ahead and 
check in the changes anyway (along with updating the existing uses of 

Primitive Itch wrote:
> Lots of folks are asking me for updated examples on creating widgets. I 
> am willing to write that up, but there are some outstanding issues with 
> defineWidget.
> I documented the problems, some options, and my recommendations here:
> http://dojo.jot.com/WikiHome/Inheritance/defineWidget+Proposals
> I don't relish writing these pages, but I'm trying to keep the work/talk 
> ratio to a minimum, so my aim is to give contribs an overview before 
> simply blasting ahead with changes.
> It would be useful to get any changes (to defineWidget itself, that is) 
> incorporated into 0.3.1, so as to further standardization, although 
> whether it's wise to make these changes at this time is arguable. The 
> pressure to get it in early is just so I can write docs that will 
> actually correspond to our current release.
> Regards,
> Scott J. Miles
> TurboAjax Group
> http://www.turboajax.com
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