Following a request from Gauthier Segay, AspView now supports nested view components.
scenarion: you are using CaptureFor to inject markup from a view to a layout, and you want the injected markup to include a view component output.
in the layout:
in the view:
...<component:CaptureFor id="CapturedContent"> Some markup <component:SomeFancyStuff>Fancy component content</component:SomeFancyStuff></component:CaptureFor>
While working on that, I found out yet another problem. nested components of same type would brake
As you probably might know, the whole preprocessing of view, from AspView syntax to standard C# is done with Regular Expressions. For quickly doing the above, I helped myself to http://puzzleware.net/blogs/archive/2005/08/13/22.aspx in order to build the balanced tags aware regular expression, and now it works like a charm. Roy Osherove’s Regulator was helpful, too.
So, as of revision 360 in Castle Contrib repository, nesting view components works (for both the trunk and the RC3 compatible branch)
As usual - go to http://www.aspview.com to get the binaries, or to http://svn.castleproject.org:8080/svn/castlecontrib/viewengines/aspview/ for the sources.