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From Jeremy Quinn <jer...@media.demon.co.uk>
Subject Re: [C2] Sitemap scope
Date Wed, 20 Dec 2000 12:34:27 GMT
At 19:28 -0600 19/12/00, 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.
>
>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. :-)

Please see the discussion on XLink and LinkBases that has been going on
over the last couple of days. I think something like this is what you need.

regards Jeremy
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   Jeremy Quinn                                           Karma Divers
                                                       webSpace Design
                                            HyperMedia Research Centre

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