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From "Carsten Ziegeler" <cziege...@sundn.de>
Subject AW: The Problems with Sitemap Factories
Date Tue, 16 Oct 2001 11:01:22 GMT
> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
>
> Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
> >
> > Hi Team,
> >
> > I would like to propose that we get rid of the sitemap factories,
> > the selector and matcher factory.
> >
> > I see at least three reasons for this:
> > - If you want to use a matcher factory inside a subsitemap,
> >   you currently MUST redefine it in the subsitemap as it is
> >   not "inherited" from the parent sitemap. This is true
> >   of course also true for selectors (I entered this already
> >   in bugzilla).
> >   Using matchers and selectors in subsitemaps becomes very
> >   error prone as you always as a sitemap editor have to be
> >   aware if it is *implemented* as a factory or not. I think
> >   the sitemap editor does not have to know about such technical
> >   details.
> > - The factories are hard to code. Java code generated from strings
> >   is not so easy to write.
> > - This is needed for the new RT, like the recent Tree traversal approach
> >
> > So I'm +3 on removing the factories and this even for the final release!
>
> +1, whatever makes it easier to write subsitemaps I'm all for it.
>
> Let's start removing the code compilation thing.
>
So any volunteers? We should first change the cvs head, test if
everything is fine and then back porting it to the 2.0 branch.

Carsten

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> Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
>                           able to give birth to a dancing star.
> <stefano@apache.org>                             Friedrich Nietzsche
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