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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Cocoon IDE with debugger
Date Thu, 12 Dec 2002 10:24:10 GMT wrote:
> Here is how the current version of our debugger works (as shown in Gent):
> 1) It is a remote debugger. This means that the client (the eclipse plugin)
> connects to the Cocoon side of things using a socket.

This is our intention too.

> 2) As the request is processed by Cocoon, an adapted TreeProcessor sends
> events to the client.

This is not part of our plan, but is needed too.
What we are thinking is to debug the pipeline, not the sitemap.
So basically we seem to have different and complementary debuggers :-)

> 3) It is a "2-phase" degugger. The first phase allows you to follow the
> route the request takes through the sitemap. This can happen step-by-step
> (or more exactly, component by component). The second phase then provides
> the xml document between each component in the sitemap. Visible on the
> client. In addition the currently available sitemap variables are also
> displayed on the client.
> So as you can see from this very rough description the concept is different
> - and of course the plugin is an eclipse plugin.

Yup, and complementary.

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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