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From Geoff Howard <coc...@leverageweb.com>
Subject Re: Customization (ResourceSelectorAction?)
Date Wed, 28 May 2003 11:37:09 GMT
At 04:56 AM 5/28/2003, you wrote:
>Le Mercredi, 28 mai 2003, à 09:28 Europe/Zurich, Mato Mira, Fernando a écrit :
>>...There is a fallback mechanism whereby when the framework looks for some
>>page foo the following search will be performed (say the user has Spanish in
>>his preferences):
>>
>>foo_hisproduct_sp.html
>>foo_hisproduct_en.html (English, the defauult)
>>foo_dsp_sp.html (dsp is the default product)
>>foo_dsp_en.html...
>
>You could implement a ResourceSelectorAction that goes through the 
>possible file paths and names, based on the input page name, product name 
>and a configurable ordered list of languages.  Using java MessageFormats 
>to build filenames could make it configurable for different file selection 
>schemes.
>
>The action's output would be the name of the selected file.
>
>I don't think something already exists that does exactly that in Cocoon 
>(but one is often proven wrong when making such statements here ;-),
>you could probably use resource-exists but it might get ugly if you have a 
>lot of possible languages.

What about the chain input module?

Geoff 


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