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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: Cocoon2 Design WAS: [cocoon 2] removing bottenecks
Date Sun, 28 May 2000 22:27:06 GMT
Jeremy Quinn wrote:
> >Same here. It's always a pleasure to test our ideas against different
> >views.
> Stefano,
> I don't know if this is the right time, but remember that "Layout"
> idea that was knocking around a while ago?
> It was to do with laying our regions of the "page", defining
> resources to be transformed into each one. People had it confused
> with Frames ....
> As you are growing the SiteMap in such interesting directions, I was
> wonder if this fits in.

For what I see, this is completely orthogonal from a sitemap

I mean, even if not possible, the sitemap will allow components and URI
to be assembled to create what you need.

If not, well, I agree we have a problem since layout-driven publishing
is probably the most common way to do things on paper and should be like
that on digital media too.

But I don't see where the sitemap could limit that operation, XInclude
filters will allow the generation of a page by constructing fragments of
other URIs, each of them, using a different pipeline.

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