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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: Content management (RE: sharing microsoft experience)
Date Tue, 11 Dec 2001 17:13:50 GMT
Koert Zeilstra wrote:

> I subscribed to this mailing list only yesterday, so I'm not aware of
> the previous discussion, 

you can look into the mail archive or get the full compressed MBOX
format at

> but I have developed a way edit XML data. I
> have written a Cocoon action that can update, delete and insert XML
> elements.
> It is quite simple:
> - you create a XSLT template to produce a page with an HTML form to
> update the data
> - this form submits to a pipeline with the Cocoon XML update action
> The Cocoon action reads the necessary parameters from the HTTP request
> and uses it to update/insert/delete the XML elements.
> It works quite well. The only thing is that the user cannot influence
> the formatting of the page that easily, so inserting links and images
> inside text is not easily supported. This is of course also one of the
> strong points of XML publishing...
> Is anybody else also working on this kind of thing?

I am, as you will see from the thread.
> I was planning on submitting this code with some examples soon.

Please do, I'm very interested in this.

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

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