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From Stuart Roebuck <>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Sitemap parameters
Date Wed, 29 May 2002 10:46:29 GMT

On Wednesday, May 29, 2002, at 10:17 AM, Konstantin Piroumian wrote:

> I've seen that discussion, but had problems with mail server and 
> couldn't
> join to it.
> My proposal is a little different. While input modules provide a way to
> _get_ variable values from different sources (sitemap, request, etc.), 
> my
> need is to _set_ global parameters for the sitemap to avoid things like
> @skin@ in matcher patterns, etc. Of course these params can be used as
> "sitemap:param-name" everywhere when needed. The above example would 
> look
> like:
> <map:transform src="skins/{sitemap:skin}/xslt/html/{type}.xsl">.
> Behavior can be the same as for the XSLT params: if a value is specified
> externally (from command line or request params) then it's used, 
> otherwise
> the default value is used that is specified in declaration of the 
> parameter:
> <map:parameter name="skin" value="forrest-skin" />

Just to say that this kind of functionality would be *really* useful.


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