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From Vadim Gritsenko <>
Subject Re: Introduction
Date Mon, 08 Nov 2004 14:27:59 GMT
Ralph Goers wrote:
> Reinhard Poetz wrote:
>> BTW, could you tell about how you use the Cocoon Portal? ("... in ways 
>> that were probably never thought of by its authors ..." makes me 
>> curious ;-)


> Now we have an application that can have varying numbers of tabs based 
> upon what MBeans are available with data to report and the user's 
> authority to view the data.  Since the portal definition and layout 
> files are all retrieved via a pipeline it is easy to dynamically 
> generate the XML configuration specifically for the user when they log 
> in. This site doesn't look at all like a portal. It has navigation 
> across the top and most of the pages contain two portlets. The left one 
> contains a list of items that, when an item is selected, cause the data 
> associated with that item to appear in the portlet on the right side of 
> the screen.

Description sounds a lot like default Forrest skin: tabs on top, tab-specific 
navigation links on the left, content on the right...


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