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From "Doug Serres" <>
Subject Re: Question...
Date Mon, 10 Jan 2000 15:04:19 GMT
Your question also leads to the question about how the system determines which
process to run if the same document is requested by different types of clients (e.g.
when doc1.xml is requested by a Palm Pilot or a full blown web browser).

James & Sue Ann Birchfield wrote:

> I have not read up as much as I should
> on the sitemap proposal.  I will do that over
> the next few days.  But while I do, I wanted
> to throw this thought out.  I do a lot
> of work for our intranet.  Almost all of our
> server run securely and we use certificates
> for access control.  One thing that I like
> about openssl and apache is the regular
> expression control you have over matching
> elements of the certificate DN and controlling
> access to different directories/locations.
> On that same note, it would be nice to have
> a clean way to do this from within a cocoon xml
> file, or with the  Now of
> course I am not talking about access control
> at this point, rather style control.  The closest
> example I can find is the media tag attached to the
> stylesheet tag.  I would like to be able to specify
> a particular xsl file to run against the requested
> xml file based of some property located within the
> certificate, or for that matter, anything you can find
> from the request attributes.  Maybe any IP address that
> matches '198.23.*.*' or similar.
> Now, while I am catching up on the sitemap, can someone
> tell me if it might address any of the above?  I know with
> a little extrapolation, this might be accomplished with XSP
> (although I am not sure about that).  Just some thoughts.
> =====================================
> James Birchfield
> Chief Technology Officer
> =====================================


Doug Serres, Intermediate Developer - R&D
Data Integration & Reporting Solutions,
Hummingbird Communications Ltd.
The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to
deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year.
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