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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: [RT] Flowmaps
Date Mon, 17 Jun 2002 21:50:52 GMT
Vadim Gritsenko wrote:

> I also strongly hope that we can eliminate this extra matcher and won't
> trip your alarms :)

Let's see :)
> I hear your fears. Let me make second try on this. This snippet below
> will allow sitemap designer to choose what method of continuation
> passing he wants to use. You can use either URI matching, or Cookie
> matching, or parameter matching. Here, continuation obtained from the
> URI:
> <map:match pattern="calc/*">
>   <map:flow method="calculator" continuation="{1}" />
> </map:match>
> This means: start flow if no continuation is provided or continue flow
> if continuation is present.
> We can change wording (map:flow -> map:whatever), can change number of
> arguments, etc, but my feelings is that it will be easier to use and
> understand if flow requires only one sitemap "operator", but not two as
> of now: map:continue and map:call.

I hear no alarm ringing, that's a good thing :)
> I agree with Nicola's argument: users might get confused if call is
> loaded with one more meaning.
> Or might be not...

What do others think about 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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