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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [RT] Converging the repository concept in cocoon
Date Tue, 02 Dec 2003 16:45:28 GMT

On 1 Dec 2003, at 13:04, Mats Norén wrote:

> Things that could prove useful:
>
> 6) observation - add listeners to specific events in the repository 
> based on both the type of event and on the location in the repository.

yes, this is *very* useful. But I'm not sure how we could handle this 
ATM so I would leave it out for now.

> 7)  visitable nodes in the tree - do batch processing on nodes in the 
> repository, etc. For example to set specific properties on nodes in a 
> specific branch.

no branching for now, Slide doesn't support it (yet).

> From a flow (or more correctly from a rhino) perspective I´ve been 
> thinking about some kind of  scriptable node to make it possible to 
> script certain tasks against the repository. This could of course be 
> used from the flow-layer as well.
> Anyone else out there that´s been experimenting with this idea?
>
> I´m aware of the fact that these functionality requirements are not 
> the first to consider when converging the repository concept in 
> Cocoon, but I still think they can be useful. :)

Definately, and JCR addresses all of these issues. But don't hold your 
breath to have these implemented soon.

--
Stefano.

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