cocoon-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Hunsberger, Peter" <Peter.Hunsber...@STJUDE.ORG>
Subject RE: [RT] Virtual Sitemap Components
Date Mon, 19 Jul 2004 14:29:30 GMT
Pier Fumagalli <> writes:

> On 16 Jul 2004, at 17:53, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> >>
> >> 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?
> I don't understand what would be the difference between a 
> full pipeline 
> and a virtual component is if matchers and redirectors are used...

Umm, other than the fact that they are not full pipelines (they are at
most two thirds of a pipeline...) ?

> Can someone provide some examples? (some sample XML sitemaps, i mean)

Not sure if this is in the plan, but I for one would find the ability to
do the following useful...

       <map:vpc name="output" type="serialize">
            <map:match pattern="*.pdf">
		    <map:transform src="xml2fo"/>
                <map:serialize type="pdf"/>
            <map:match pattern="*.html">
		    <map:transform src="xml2html"/>
            <map:match pattern="*.xml">
                <map:serialize type="xml"/>

Strictly speaking you don't need the "type" attribute on the vpc
element, but it would certainly make it clear what contract you expect
the vpc fragment to conform to...

View raw message