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From Christian Haul <>
Subject Re: map:resource issue
Date Thu, 01 Aug 2002 13:04:54 GMT
On 31.Jul.2002 -- 09:50 AM, Vadim Gritsenko wrote:
> Hi all,
> As pointed out by Lorenzo De Sio on user group (Subj: Multiple
> map:resource calls), there is an issue with map:resource handling.
> On one side, sitemap.xmap states:
> <!--
>   Resources are pipeline fragments that may be used from different
>   pipeline fragments. For our needs, they behave exactly like
>   pipelines, only that they are not accessible from outside.
>   Hence I will explain what's inside below for pipelines.

Yes, I've written that paragraph. It is a simplification that I
thought would be OK when introducing sitemap components.

> On the other, implementation of the sitemap stops processing right after
> call to resource, which means that resource is not fragment at all, but
> more similar to a view, which must be placed at the end of pipeline. In
> my understanding of word "fragment", fragment can be used in the middle
> of pipeline - which is not possible right now.

Right, that's the behaviour that resources always exhibited. So that
is "correct".

On a side note: treeprocessor has a "bug" that resources return to the
calling place if they don't have a serializer. There has been some
discussion around that feature. AFAIR it was to be cosidered and
should not be advertised nor removed. Many were in favour of keeping

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