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From Pierpaolo Fumagalli <>
Subject Re: Sitemap and Links...
Date Tue, 04 Jan 2000 19:25:40 GMT
"Clark C. Evans" wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Jan 2000, Luis Faus wrote:
> > Here a macro is just a set of instructions that
> > any 'process' tag can call (inherit).  Macros should
> > be able to inherit from other macros.
> On Tue, 4 Jan 2000, Brett McLaughlin wrote:
> > I don't like this.  The number of combinations and mappings that could
> > occur within a "macro" are nearly infinite.  One site could easily have
> > some URI that want to process XSP, some that want to process XML, some
> > that want to process both, some that want to process other formats...
> > the list gets very long, and you get a nice fat exponentual curve in the
> > number of macros that may need to be defined as supported processes
> > increase.  This to me forces you to either:
> I assume that someone interested in breaking
> a sitemap into small modules can always use
> externally parsed entities (the XML equivalent
> to a C style #include).  Is this correct?

Or the XML extension mechanism described by Stefano a couple of weeks
ago in


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