> Gentlemen, Ladies, and Programmers <g>,
> I was recently interested by David Geary's committing of the Standalone
> Tiles. And even now he has committed it into the Shale project.
> I am currently wanting to use JSF. Why? Because I am a glutten for
> punishment. We have a standard look and feel we want to incorporate and
> naturally a decorating interface would be more efficient for development.
> Tiles initially looked great and the concept was nice. Being a subproject
> with Struts was also a benefit. But the 10 minute test (even within a struts
> project) failed miserably and finding documentation concerning
> implementation was confusing at best. Not to mention that there were two
> versions of the setup depending on the version of Tiles being used. AND it
> was a completely xml implementation.
> Sitemesh on the other hand.....When I read the documentation it immediately
> made sense to me. And you can embed it right into the page layout just like
> Server Includes.
> What has been your experiences with JSF?
Should this question be related to Tiles and/or SiteMesh? The rest of
your message is related to those two technologies, and then you throw
JSF in there out of the blue. ;-) Is it possible for you to rephrase
the question? Here's a few posts I wrote last year on SiteMesh vs.