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From "Carsten Ziegeler" <cziege...@sundn.de>
Subject AW: [C2][Vote]Sitemap configuration and parameter syntax
Date Mon, 14 May 2001 11:53:55 GMT
> Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
> 
> > Sylvain Wallez [mailto:sylvain.wallez@anyware-tech.com] wrote:
> > 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I recently suggested that the <parameter> element in sitemap pipelines
> > should belong to the "map:" namespace for consistency. For the full
> > (long) story and explanations, see
> > http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=xml-cocoon-dev&m=98957085817947&w=4
> > 
> > As I stated, the sitemap will be the visible part of Cocoon for most
> > users and thus consistency is important here (it's also important for
> > automated sitemap processing, more on this soon...). Since no consensus
> > has come out from the discussion, I'd like your opinions on this
> > subject.
> > 
> > First question :
> > ----------------
> > Should <parameter> belong to the sitemap namespace, and thus be written
> > <map:parameter> ?
> > 
> See below
> 
> > Second question :
> > -----------------
> > Which of the following semantically equivalent notations should be
> > allowed in the sitemap ?
> > - for configuration (the first 2 ones are already allowed) :
> >   <use-store map:value="true"/>
> >   <use-store>true</use-store>
> >   <map:config name="use-store" value="true"/>
> >   <map:config name="use-store">true</map:config>
> > 
> +1 for only the second one as the configuration is component specific.
> 
I forgot to say:
-10 for solutions one, three and four

> > - for parameters :
> >   <use-connection map:value="personnel"/>
> >   <use-connection>personnel</use-connection>
> >   <map:parameter name="use-connection" value="personnel"/>
> >   <map:parameter name="use-connection">personnel</map:parameter>
> > 
> +1 for only the third solution. The availability of the parameters
> is given through the sitemap, so the parameter should belong to
> the map namespace. 
> 
> > Your votes, please ?
> > 
> > Here are mine :
> > For the first question, I'm +10.
> > For the second, I'm +0 (no particular preference), but +10 for
> > consistent config and parameter notations (e.g. allow <use-connection
> > map:value="personnel"/> if <use-store map:value="true"/> is allowed).
> > 
> I think we should keep it as simple as possible, e.g. we should only
> allow one notion (if possible). 
> There are often users which are really confused about the possible 
> difference between two different solutions. The normal user suspects
> that there is always a difference between two different looking 
> solutions.
> 
> 
> Carsten 
> 
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