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From "Andreas Kuckartz" <A.Kucka...@ping.de>
Subject Re: Would like to contribute...
Date Tue, 10 Jun 2003 19:01:13 GMT
Can you open a Bugzilla entry and upload a patch please?

Thanks,
Andreas

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kevin McDermott" <kevin@realise.com>
To: <cocoon-dev@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 2003 6:19 PM
Subject: Would like to contribute...


> Hi,
>
> Following on from the launch of the Cocoon driven
> StandardLifeInvestments.com sites, I've been given the go-ahead to offer
the
> code that we developed in order to make our task a bit easier :)
>
> A bit of background will make it easier to understand the changes :)
>
> There are various sub-sites within StandardLifeInvestments.com, and for
some
> of these sub-sites, there is content that is shared between them.
>
> This content is managed within a "shared" branch inside Teamsite.
>
> We have modified FileSourceFactory to return our new FilePathSource
>
> 25c80
> < public class FilePathSourceFactory extends AbstractLoggable
> ---
> > public class FileSourceFactory extends AbstractLoggable
> 36c91
> <         Source result = new FilePathSource(location, this.manager);
> ---
> >         Source result = new FileSource(location, this.manager);
> 46c101
>
> FilePathSource extends FileSource with functionality that if the filename
> referred to by the FilePathSource doesn't exist, it passes the name of the
> file to a class which returns a list of "alternate" names for the file,
> which FilePathSource then checks for, of course if none of these
> "alternative" names exist, then it complains about not being able to find
> the original file, and all is as before.
>
> In our production code, there's only one "alternative" name returned,
which
> is the result of a Regex on the original filename to replace the original
> sitename or Teamsite branch with our "shared" directory.
>
> This /hostname.com/pages/prices.xml would be replaced with
> /shared/pages/prices.xml.
>
> What this has allowed us to do, is transparently link content on sites,
> without having to have some "shared" identified in URIs, as a side-effect
> (due to being a modification to the resolver), you can have shared XSLT
> documents too, this might have application (WRT our setup), when you have
> Apache virtual hosting static content (i.e. images and CSS), you can have
a
> totally shared page, that is customised by CSS and images.
>
> If this is of interest to the Cocoon project, I can contribute patches...
>
> Thanks again for Cocoon.
>
> Kevin
>
> ---
>
> Kevin McDermott Senior Technologist
> 0131 476 6000 Cert. TeamSite Consult
> www.realise.com
>
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