[Laszlo-dev] Re: [Dev] has serverless POST and serverless raw POST
been tested yet?
adam at laszlosystems.com
Thu Jan 27 07:12:45 PST 2005
Henry Minsky wrote:
> There may be an efficiency issue in using XML.sendAndLoad(), which
> is that in order to use it, you need to pass a Flash XML object,
> so we would have to construct one from a text string before
> posting it. The XML obejct could be constructed by doing new
I think this is the right thing. One thing to note: our current
implementation doesn't force you to make your lzpostbody be XML,
whereas this new api does force that. I think that's ok though.
> Or, here's an idea, what if LzDataNode, inherited from Flash's
> XML object? Then datasets would already be Flash XML Objects, and
> it would be more efficient to post them, because you wouldn't have
> to serialize them and instaniate an XML object before posting. If
> we could avoid the fixup we are doing now to convert XML into
> LzDataElement, it would speed up data loading. Right now we're
> doing this to convert an incoming XML object into a dataset:
I'd like to retain control over the DOM element implementation in
Laszlo for exactly this reason:
> In fact, what if LzNode inherited from LzDataNode, which
> inherited from Flash's XML object? Didn't Adam want to make the
> viewsystem look more like a DOM?
I like the first part but don't like inheriting Flash's XML object.
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