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From "Pier P. Fumagalli" <p...@apache.org>
Subject Re: sitemap verbosity
Date Wed, 26 Apr 2000 02:03:52 GMT
Donald Ball wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 25 Apr 2000, Pier P. Fumagalli wrote:
> 
> > Mircea Toma wrote:
> > >
> > > The reason for the "syntax" is (I believe) that there will be more <process>
> > > tags in a sitemap than <serializer>, <processor> and <producer>.
Making
> > > <process> tags the leafs of the tree instead of first elements from the
root
> > > the sitemap become less verbosely. The difference is that operations must be
> > > read from leaf to root. Tags such <serializer> are not repeated for every
> > > <process> instruction, grouping same type outputs.
> > > If I don't make sense sorry to bother.
> >
> > Hmm... we're going down to aestethics... I still prefer the old format,
> > the one starting with the prefix that needs to be matched, even if it's
> > more verbose than the one you're describing...
> >
> > Basically my "key" is the URI expression that needs to be matched, yours
> > is the content type that needs to be matched... Personally i think that,
> > even if it's more verbose, it's probably easier to see and understand...
> > but i might be wrong...
> >
> > can someone comment on that???
> 
> is there no way we could support both, at least for the near term until
> people actually start using this stuff?

we can XSLT translate the sitemap at the beginning if there's a
<?xml-stylesheet ...?> processing instruction in the XML prolog...
But Stefano will kill me for saying that :)

	Pier

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