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Thread: JKsf and xhtml

  1. #1
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    Apr 2010

    JKsf and xhtml

    Hi everyone,
    I am having some issue and need to discuss a quick question, please hep me out to resolve issues : Do you have any method to make jsf render as valid xhtml (or, failing that, as valid html)? A frequent search on the google evaluated up nothing. Or is there another third party renderer that does the same ? Please help me out ..

    Thanks .

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2008

    Re: JKsf and xhtml

    All of things are rendered by the Faces standard renderkit conforms to the below suggested XHTML practices:

    • XHTML elements should be completely nested
    • XHTML documents should be formatted in well manner
    • Tag names must be in lowercase
    • Entire XHTML components must be closed
    • Attribute names must be in lower case
    • Attribute values should be quoted
    • Attribute minimization is forbidden
    • The Identity attribute overwrite the name of attribute.

  3. #3
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    Apr 2010

    Re: JKsf and xhtml

    I have been moving via the supplied demonstration . Commonly , I quite need to drop the pages that I have generated within the w3c validator at the site , which is where this came up. If I occupy a page with otherwise validates as xhtml transitional and associate :

    <h:inputText id="y" value="#{Bean001.y}" validator="#{Bean001.validate}" />

    I get out:

    <input id="helloForm:y" type="text" name="helloForm:y" value="">

    Such type of tag is not closed, and so the validator ignores the page. I had a quick touch at the jsf code drop on the website and (Although I haven't executed this ) that code does looks to close entire tags (method endElement in HtmlResponseWriter). The only different, very minor and thing that I have got the validator objecting to was not running with the 'type="XX"' attributes in <script> tags .

  4. #4
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    Apr 2010

    Re: JKsf and xhtml

    I am not convinced of the method of presenting "some XHTML practices" which is the default renderkit adheres to, as opposed to actually defining that it adheres to the standard. Specifically , JSF doesn't attempt to skip & (ampersand) characters that is generated into the attributes, in URLs - I have figured out that MyFaces does not perform this either. It could be received by alteration of the ResponseWriterImpl. I know that "proper" XML escaping could fine cause the final URLs to become undetectable within the non-XHTML-aware browsers, but I am disappointed there assumes as to be small discussion of this very necessary problem .

  5. #5
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    Apr 2010

    Re: JKsf and xhtml

    I am going to show you the ouput produced by the JSF which is actually doesn't assumes to be the valid XHTML , just take a look at the following code snippet :

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
      < contentType="text/html;charset=UTF-8" pageEncoding="UTF-8"
                          session="false" />
      <jsp:output doctype-public="-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1//EN"
                  doctype-root-element="html" omit-xml-declaration="false" />
        <html xmlns="">
    And the result that I am getting from this code :

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> 
    <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1//EN" ""> 
    <html xmlns=""><head><title>title</title></head><body><form id="_id0" method="post" action="/index.faces;jsessionid=472A9F3A62261173DFFEB6046A0ECBD1" enctype="application/x-www-form-urlencoded"> 
    <p>text</p><input type="hidden" name="_id0" value="_id0" /></form></body></html>

  6. #6
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    Apr 2008

    Re: JKsf and xhtml

    I have tried to consider about the exact same thing. When you refer the official W3C validator, <input> elements (including hidden ones) unable to move directly within a <form> element without being embedded according to the formatting components like <p>, <h3>, <td>.

    It will cause JSF pages to always got failed (slightly) validation. This is with Sun JSF 1.1_01.

    I am sure that it is not an error on my section.
    - Misunderstanding on Sun's section of XHTML specification.
    - Latest configuration to XHTML.
    - This is resolved in the latest versions of JSF (1.2) that Sun is working on that

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