Is it possible to create a new child component of type Compound under another Compound component, I could see a method sfCreateNewChild() which creates child of type Prim, however I did not find one for Compound component. Is the purpose of sfAddChild(), to convert the child Prim component to Compound?

I understand that, when a child SF component (either Prim or Compound) is created, it undergoes its entire lifecycle. Can the entire lifecycle process be bypassed?

Thanks in adv,