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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: [RT] Cocoon Blocks
Date Tue, 02 Jul 2002 10:40:07 GMT
Sylvain Wallez wrote:

> >Good point. In that case, we might add another flag to the block
> >descriptor to indicate whether or not the sitemap should be mounted on a
> >URI space available to the outside.
> >
> An additional question related to external mount points : how do your
> envision them to be defined ? Will it like in web.xml or through a sitemap?

Since I consider this an implementation detail, I haven't thought about
it yet.

> I reused the current syntax for calling resources, but another one can
> be used. The important issue here is that we can have a pipeline defined
> across several sitemaps or blocks, which isn't possible today.

Correct. I'll be addressing the semantic problems I see in the current
sitemap shortly in another RT.
> Ok. I understand your concerns. So what about, for this particular case,
> having 3 skins : a "super-skin" that's the one used by other blocks,
> that dispatches to concrete skins depending on the environment ?

Hmmm, define "dispatches" before I can answer.

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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