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From Giacomo Pati <>
Subject Re: [C2] Sitemap scope
Date Wed, 20 Dec 2000 06:45:37 GMT
EEAltendorf@thoughtworks.COM wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just read xdocs/sitemap.xml and was surprised to see nothing about
> navigation between pages.  Have I misunderstood the scope or purpose of the
> sitemap?
> I was under the impression that a "sitemap" is more than a collection of
> vertical descriptions of pages (e.g., Cocoon pipelines); it is a
> centralized representation of the links defined in a distributed fashion
> throughout the pages of the site (or web app).  In other words, it defines
> the possible navigations from some pages to others, or, in other words, it
> is a definition of the state machine that represents and controls a user's
> position in the site.

No, Cocoon2's sitemap is not a colletction of link representing the
structure of your site in the traditional sense. 

> Is any such functionality planned for the sitemap?  This is a complicated
> problem, and something with which I was hoping Cocoon2 was going to help
> me. :-)

Maybe in Cocoon 3 or 4 but more in a sense of a semantic search engine
that a "sitemap" generator.


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