[Phpmyadmin-devel] about queryframe

Michal Čihař michal at cihar.com
Wed Jun 16 01:56:04 CEST 2004

On 16.06.2004 10:54 +0200, Garvin Hicking wrote:
> The queryframe is one frame which will never get reloaded. Thus it's a perfect
> place to store persistant javascript variables. Storing them inside the left
> frame will make this not possible.
> The persistant variables are used to store the last used DB and Table name, and
> used in this kind of situation: I open PMA, open the querywindow, type some
> queries. Then I switch the DB/Table inside my PMA, browse a bit, and then want
> to use a query on that DB/Table. Without queryframe, it would use the DB/Table
> when the window was opened.
> It is not possible to rewrite this code in a way that those variables are inside
> the querywindow instead of the queryframe, because once the left frame is
> loaded, the target window cannot be accessed anymore, as the opener/parent
> changes.
> For me, removing the queryframe would be to remove useful functionality. If we
> were to drop the whole frameset-concept, that would be acceptable. But I
> honestly see no reason to remove that useful frame, as long as we have frames.
> The current way, with an "info"-frame is quite good, IMHO, so I'd like to leave
> it that way.

I didn't look at the details, but why these variables can not be in top
frame? It also isn't reloaded...

	Michal Čihař

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