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From Leszek Gawron <o...@wlkp.org>
Subject Re: generator type value substitution
Date Wed, 28 Apr 2004 19:05:52 GMT
On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 02:02:18PM -0500, Tony Collen wrote:
> Leszek Gawron wrote:
> 
> >
> >My point is : why isn't the generator type attribute processed with value
> >substitution? I could do map:generate type="{1}" and add generator 
> >definitions
> >at the top of the sitemap. 
> >
> >I can do <map:call function="{1}"/>. What's the difference?
> 
> Hmm, all things aside, I don't know why, and there isn't much difference.  
> The only remote thing I could think of is someone triggering a Generator 
> through the URL that you might not neccesarily want to be triggered, for 
> security reasons, etc.
Same can be said about calling a function. The solutions is simple: do not use
wildcard matching if this is a threat for you. But I really think there should
be such possibility.

> 
> I'd be curious to hear other reasons why it shouldn't be allowed in a 
> Generator, or any other sitemap component for that matter.
Makes two of us :)
	lg
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