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From Ovidiu Predescu <>
Subject Re: defaulting to a matcher when another one is not present
Date Mon, 07 Oct 2002 08:58:43 GMT
On Sunday, October 6, 2002, at 01:28  AM, Sylvain Wallez wrote:

> Ovidiu Predescu wrote:
>> I have the following problem. I want to write a <map:match 
>> pattern="**.html"> matcher in the top-level sitemap, and have it 
>> invoked for most of the HTML page generation. However I'd like this 
>> rule to be overwritten in sub-sitemaps, e.g. if a sub-sitemap 
>> implements a  rule with a similar pattern, this rule should take 
>> precendence. This would be very similar to the precedence rule in 
>> XSLT, allowing developers to define catch-all rules, while still 
>> permitting the rule to be rewritten.
>> Do we have something like this which can implement this behavior?
> What if we could "come back" from a <map:mount> to the parent sitemap 
> if no pattern matched in the subsitemap ?

I think this will do it. Should we vote for extending the semantics of 
<map:mount> this way?

I'm +1.


Ovidiu Predescu <> (Weblog) (Apache, GNU, 
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