Portlet Drag and Drop

Colin Clark colin.clark at utoronto.ca
Wed Apr 30 19:22:26 UTC 2008

Hi Michelle,

Thanks for sending out this preview. Despite the bugs, I'm impressed  
with how quickly you were able to inject the new layout behaviour.

On 30-Apr-08, at 10:57 AM, Michelle D'Souza wrote:
> One of the problems with the new example is that it also showcases one
> of our evil bugs. :)  The bug is that the drop target shows up
> somewhere but the portlet drops elsewhere.
> http://issues.fluidproject.org/browse/FLUID-407  It's quite a tricky
> little bug from a technical standpoint because the underlying problem
> is that we are getting browser events in the wrong order.  We have a
> strategy for working around this issue but it is quite complex and
> will take a while to implement.

Can you give us an overview of the fix you're considering? How will it  


Colin Clark
Technical Lead, Fluid Project
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre, University of Toronto

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