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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: [RT]: Names for pipeline components section
Date Fri, 10 Jan 2003 16:12:40 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

> Sylvain Wallez wrote:
>> The sitemap namespace contains a version number : 
>> "", so what about upgrading to 
>> "1.1" ? It would be fairly easy for the TreeProcessor to 
>> autoconfigure itself depending on the root element namespace and so 
>> handle gracefully both versions, even inside a single Cocoon instance 
>> (i.e. sitemaps and subsitemaps in different versions).
> while the sitemap namespace was introduced exactly for this, I think 
> that we should try to remove possible duplication of effort (and code).

There will be absolutely no duplication of effort, as this will only be 
a matter of adding a few lines in cocoon.xconf or 
treeprocessor-builtins.xml to map different names on a single class.

> So, I would agree to name the Cocoon 2.1 sitemap namespace as
> since it is different from the old one (and this definately helps 
> sitemap editors!) but I would try to make an effort to have the same 
> code interpret the two of them.
> This also mean that Sitemap 1.1 *extends* Sitemap 1.0, that is:
>  - all tags included in sitemap 1.0 keep the same meaning in 1.1
>  - only new elements and attributes are added to the sitemap 1.1
> Also, as I wrote previously, I think we are perfectly consistent with 
> the *design ideas* that stay underneath the sitemap and we don't need 
> to change anything that is currently included in 1.0 (we spent so much 
> time figuring out those tag names!!!)

Sylvain Wallez                                  Anyware Technologies 
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