[jbossseam-issues] [JBoss JIRA] Updated: (JBSEAM-2471) add s:concat and s:range functions

Pete Muir (JIRA) jira-events at lists.jboss.org
Thu Jan 24 19:10:33 EST 2008

     [ http://jira.jboss.com/jira/browse/JBSEAM-2471?page=all ]

Pete Muir updated JBSEAM-2471:

    Fix Version/s: 2.1.0.GA
                       (was: 2.0.x)

> add s:concat and s:range functions
> ----------------------------------
>                 Key: JBSEAM-2471
>                 URL: http://jira.jboss.com/jira/browse/JBSEAM-2471
>             Project: JBoss Seam
>          Issue Type: Feature Request
>          Components: Core
>    Affects Versions: 2.0.1.CR1
>            Reporter: Dan Allen
>         Assigned To: Dan Allen
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 2.1.0.GA
>         Attachments: JBSEAM-2471-v1.txt
>   Original Estimate: 30 minutes
>  Remaining Estimate: 30 minutes
> My #1 EL pet peeve is that there is no way to concatenate a string. This is like serious basic stuff and it is perfectly reasonable to want to perform this task in EL. I realize I could invent my own solution (and I have), but we want to sweep those common cases under the rug like what was done with the magic collection functions (size, isEmpty, etc).
> How about s:concat('one', 'two')?
> I am going to squeeze one more in here. I can't tell you the number of times I have needed to quickly create an iteration loop in the UI over a range of numbers, only to realize that there isn't an easy way aside from creating a component. Can we add an s:range() function that creates a collection on the fly?
> s:range(1, 5)
> This is somewhat of a precedence since the only two functions in s: right now are security related.

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