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ActionsForms and Value Objects

S Babs

Joined: Apr 16, 2003
Posts: 18
1. What is the difference between ActionForms and Value objects
2. Can i use the data from the value objects and assign to the ActionForm member variables.
Tiago Fernandez
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Joined: May 16, 2003
Posts: 167
1. ActionForm is a temporary buffer from the post action that just validate data. ValueObject is a loyal representation from an table from the data source.
2. I don't think that you can do that. Makes no sense.

Tiago Fernandez
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