renggli at iam.unibe.ch
Sun Apr 16 10:32:17 MEST 2006
> Ok, doesn't seem to work, but let me explain what I'm doing. I'm
> writing a component meant to be hosted in Pier, the component has
> several settings it needs, and I was using class side descriptions to
> provide the "settings" interface that Pier offers on any component.
Yes, this is the usual procedure.
> However, looking at PRSettingsComponent, I see that it's not asking
> instance for it's description, it's asking the class directly,
> any overrides I may have attempted on the instance side. Is that the
Oups, this seems to be a bug. I fixed it and will publish my changes
as soon as I have a propre internet connectionn again.
> Am I writing components wrong? Should I be subclassing
> something in Pier rather than my own WAComponent subclass?
No nothing wrong from your side. You could also subclass PRStructure
(as the model) and define the settings on there (to make editing
work). Then you could also define views and other commands.
> The Magritte tutorial is great btw, is there something similar for
No, not yet, only the SmallWiki paper from WikiSymposium that is
still valid for a big part (minus the name).
> Now that Pier seems somewhat stable, I'm starting to explore it more
> as an application container with configurable widgets, digging it so
> far, just need to get a few things done so I grok the do's and
> dont's a
> little better. Great work though, keep it up!
Thanks a lot!
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