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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: Promotion of [XPath]TraversableGenerators to main trunk
Date Fri, 01 Aug 2003 10:19:36 GMT
Gianugo Rabellino wrote:

> Before the upcoming release, I'd like to promote the 
> TraversableGenerator stuff to the main trunk. There are several things 
> to discuss, though:
> 1. naming. TraversableGenerator sucks, yes. I guess the best option as 
> of now is SourceHierarchyGenerator, any others? 

+1 for SourceHierarchyGenerator

> 2. merge Sylvain's stuff (caching, directory filter...). Sylvain, do 
> you think you can take care of that? 

Sorry, I should have done this before. Will do it today.

> 3. namespace: is ok? 

Mmmh... "collection" it a bit too vague IMO. Why not keeping the current 
"directory" namespace ?

> 4. back-compatibility: should we deprecate DirectoryGenerator? Should 
> we provide a stylesheet to convert the output of Traversable to 
> Directory's? 

There's no need to convert if we keep the current namespace. This would 
allow a smooth transition by just changing the class name in <map:generator>

> 5. xpath: I'm starting to wonder whether is OK to have a separate 
> XPathTraversableGenerator or if it would be better having a single 
> SourceHierarchyGenerator with (optional) XPath capabilities. How about 
> it? 



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