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From Andreas Hartmann <andr...@apache.org>
Subject Re: accessing sitemap parameters in a flow script
Date Fri, 15 Aug 2003 21:30:48 GMT
Sylvain Wallez wrote:

[...]

>> <map:call function="foo">
>>   <map:parameter name="bar" value="baz"/>
>> </map:call>
>>
>> function foo(bar) {
>>     ...
>> }
> 
> This syntax turns named parameters in the sitemap into positional 
> parameters of the function. This is likely to cause very confusing bugs 
> when someone considers that sitemap parameters are name value-pairs, 
> which they basically are. Note also that it's the *only* place in the 
> sitemap where parameter order is important.
> 
> IMO, the use of cocoon.parameters should be encouraged. Furthermore, 
> cocoon.parameters is the only way to pass sitemap parameters to a 
> continuation.

Thanks, that's good to know!
I really thought it was a name-value mapping.

Andreas



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