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From "Hunsberger, Peter" <Peter.Hunsber...@STJUDE.ORG>
Subject RE: [RT] Virtual Sitemap Components
Date Fri, 16 Jul 2004 17:11:00 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi <stefano@apache.org> writes:
> 
> Sylvain Wallez wrote:
> 
> > Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
> > 
> >> I want to start the implementation of the virtual sitemap 
> components 
> >> in the next weeks; but before, we should discuss how they 
> will look 
> >> like :)
> >>
> >> The first point - and imho most important point is, of which 
> >> components a virtual sitemap component (VSC) can be assembled. My 
> >> understand is that a VSC is either:
> >> - a generator followed by one or more transformers
> >> - a set of transformers
> >> - a set of transformers followed by a serializer
> >> Thus, the VSC acts like a generator, a transformer or a serializer.
> >>  
> >>
> > 
> > Exactly.
> > 
> >> There were some mentions in the past, that a VSC can contain any 
> >> sitemap component, so even actions, matchers and selectors are 
> >> allowed in the definition of the VSC.
> >>
> >> So, first question is: do we want this?
> >>
> >> (I would say: no)
> >>  
> 
> > I would say yes! Forbidding control structures in virtual components
> > would greatly reduce their usefulness.
> 
> i agree with you, but do you think it makes sense to use 
> everything? I 
> would say that just selection and action would be useful, but 
> matching 
> and redirection would be harmful.
> 
> thoughts?

Not sure, but wouldn't Upayavira's I18n matcher
(http://archives.real-time.com/pipermail/cocoon-devel/2004-July/035118.h
tml) be the kind of thing that could be useful in VSC?  I suspect it
could be reimplemented as an action, but I perhaps he could respond to
both questions...




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