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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: slide block
Date Wed, 14 Jan 2004 18:08:17 GMT

On 14 Jan 2004, at 11:00, Unico Hommes wrote:

> I've mostly finished what I set out to do for the slide block: migrate
> to the current version and refactor the administration application in
> the samples accordingly. It was quite a lot of work and I hope it will
> prove to have been worth it. At the very least the Slide Source should
> remain to be useful for people wanting to run Slide in-memory with
> Cocoon.
> Now there is some code there that has become obsolete. And I am
> wondering what should be done with it.
> ModifiableTraversableSource and TraversableSource both have been
> deprecated. SourceDescriptionGenerator has been superseeded by
> TraversableSourceDescriptionGenerator. PrincipalProvider no longer 
> works
> with the current version of Slide because they now follow the ACL draft
> and I am not going to move it over because I won't be using it myself
> and because I feel the design is no longer useful. SourceMultiAction
> depends on deprecated classes. PrincipalMultiAction and
> PrincipalListGenerator both depend on PrincipalProvider.
> ContextFile*Stores both extend a longer supported Slide stores.
> Deprecating these seems not appropriate because they won't even work
> right now. After consulting with Stephan Michels about it - the 
> original
> author of the slide block - we both agreed that removing the obsolete
> classes would be the best option.



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