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From Berin Loritsch <blorit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: second: [C2.1][PATCH] DatabaseReader
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2001 17:37:54 GMT
Klaus Bertram wrote:
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Klaus Bertram [mailto:bertram@n-bis.de]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2001 8:27 PM
> To: Cocoon dev
> Subject: [C2.1][PATCH] DatabaseReader
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> here are a patch for the DatabaseReader
> changes:
> The optional params for expires and content-type are now for database column
> names
> if they are not set the sidemap params used


The biggest problem with moving these to database columns is that
now you made the decision to include these params a DB administrator
issue.  Is it useful to return a different type based on a DB attribute?
Sure it is.  But not at the exclusion of explicitly setting it in the
Sitemap!  In cases where you are only returning 1 type of content or
the time-out setting is purely a site administrator's concern, we need
to keep the abilities it has now.

Your changes would break my site.  We need to remain backwards compatible.
If you introduced a couple new parameters like "mime-lookup-type" and
"expires-type" that were enumerated ("db" and "value" with "value" the
default), then you would be able to repurpose the parameters in a
backwards compatible way.

> so that the DatabaseReader is a litle bit more transparent
> 
> there was also a term inside
>         Timestamp modified = set.getTimestamp(lastModified,null);
> this don't work with the mySQL driver i had chaned it to
>         Timestamp modified = set.getTimestamp(lastModified);
> so please try it with other database drivers also

Keep up the good work.  Please make the adjustments above.

> 
> Have fun Klaus
> 
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