[aida] tested AidaWeb in upcoming Squeak 4.1 release

Janko Mivšek janko.mivsek at eranova.si
Thu Apr 1 15:53:33 CEST 2010

Thanks Bruno, eagerly waiting for a result.


On 01. 04. 2010 15:14, Smalltalk wrote:
> Hi Janko,
> I'm finishing my application so i will try to solve the issue that i have  
> in my Dolphin version of AIDA.
> If i have any news or i can solve something i will post here in the list.
> Regards,
> Bruno
>> Hi Herbert, Bruno,
>> It seems that popups don't work well on Safari, because we have many
>> reports from GSoC users about problems with popups. Any help here is
>> greatly appreciated. I just don't have time, nor knowledge, how to debug
>> on Safari. Is there something like FireBug  too?
>> About popup causing crollbars to disappear, this problem is solved
>> thanks to help from Nico and it will come to forthcoming 6.1.
>> About 401 at some ajax requests, I experienced that recently by myself
>> too while working on ajaxified validation support. It could be related
>> to your one's too.
>> Best regards
>> Janko
>> On 29. 03. 2010 21:09, Herbert König wrote:
>>> Hi Janko,
>>>>> There is one glitch in the tree like control flow demo.
>>>>> Playing with the popup dialogs (especially the dialog on the other
>>>>> dialog) makes this feature disfunctional.
>>> JM> Hm, stackable popups worked in Squeak so far but on 4.1 not anymore?
>>> back from work ;-)
>>> Actually I was only assuming it worked in Squeak. So I took a fresh
>>> 3.10.2 image and installed Aida.
>>> The more detailed description is:
>>> In Firefox 3.6.2 you can go on the Ajax demo page and click on
>>> "Example: Popup window with Ajax content from server" (the first popup
>>> demo). There you can click for another popup and close them one after
>>> the other. This can be done several times.
>>> But if the browser window is too small it looses its vertical
>>> scrollbar (and the mouse wheel) so you can't do it several times as
>>> the window scrolls to the top on opening the first popup. Unless you
>>> reload the page.
>>> With the "Example: Popup info dialog" (second popup demo) it also
>>> works if the window is big enough but looses the scrollbar. And on
>>> closing it, the browser shows a "request for unknown or nonexistent
>>> context!" but no debugger in Squeak.
>>> Same in Opera 10.51, except you can still scroll with the mouse wheel.  
>>> And it
>>> doesn't scroll up on opening the popups. The message in Opera is:
>>> "04 Not Found
>>> The server experienced an error while processing this request.
>>> If this problem persists, please contact the webmaster.
>>> Swazoo Smalltalk Web Server" .
>>> While I'm at it:
>>> IE 8.0.6001 looses scrollbar and mouse but doesn't scroll. But the
>>> transparent background isn't put over the complete window. No error
>>> message in full screen mode.
>>> Ok so I went to aidaweb.si/demo.html (I assume VW) and it got more
>>> confusing.
>>> - No popup in IE, clicks just are ignored.
>>> - No problems at all in Opera.
>>> - No problems in FF
>>> Seems popups generally need a bit more care.
>>> Now back to a thorough test of my own app under 4.1.
>>> Cheers,
>>> Herbert                            mailto:herbertkoenig na gmx.net

Janko Mivšek
Smalltalk Web Application Server

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