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From Berin Loritsch <blorit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: XML Components & Root Roles file
Date Thu, 20 Sep 2001 18:40:41 GMT
giacomo wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Sep 2001, Berin Loritsch wrote:
> > There are two things I would like to propose:
> >
> > Backporting the XML components from Cocoon.  Specifically, I am
> > speaking of the XMLParser, XMLTransformer, Compiled XML support,
> > and introduction of the XPath component.  This will allow us to
> > support the same solutions in multiple environments.  The projects
> > this would benefit in addition to Cocoon would be Giacomo's
> > XML-Java utility, Axis, and any other XML based system.
> Yes, +1, there are many good interfaces and implementation in cocoon
> which have been proven and stable.
> >
> > Creating a master Roles file for Excalibur.  This will enable
> > the same configuration elements to be used in the same manner
> > accross all Excalibur Component Manager users.  Admittedly, there
> > will have to be some entries for when there is expected to only
> > be one DataSource in a system (like "jdbc-datasource").
> I'm not sure I get this. You mean somthing like an example role file to
> be customized to the components used for a project using Excalibur CM?
> Then +1.

yes.  Remember the RoleManager is hierarchical, so it can have parent
role managers.  This is a root role manager for Excalibur that defines
the shorthand names and roles used in Excalibur components.

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