[Laszlo-user] curiosity question about <method> syntax

Elliot Winard enw at laszlosystems.com
Mon Oct 15 09:57:46 PDT 2007


I love archive.org - 
http://web.archive.org/web/20041123040300/www.laszlosystems.com/lps-2.2/docs/reference/html-index.html

It looks like <method method="foo"/> was not a valid syntax in 2.2.  Was 
it ever?
-e

Elliot Winard wrote:
> I'm looking at code written earlier this year that uses the @method 
> attribute on a <method> tag and wonder how the code ever could have 
> worked.
>
> The code looked something like this -
>    <view>
>        <method event="oninit" method="doSomething" />
>        <method name="doSomething">
>           // do something here
>        </method>
>    </view>
>
> It doesn't work in wafflecone because it is invalid syntax for a 
> <method> tag.
> The fix was easy - replacing the oninit event method with
>    <handler name="oninit" method="doSomething" />
>
> So, out of curiousity - when was this syntax valid?  Is there a way to 
> go back through old documentation other than downloading and 
> installing older builds at [0]?
>
> Thx,
> -e
>
> [0]  http://www.openlaszlo.org/archive


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