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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: Splitting cocoon.xconf: done
Date Thu, 30 Dec 2004 15:17:33 GMT
Carsten Ziegeler wrote:

> Sylvain Wallez wrote:
>> I see a misunderstanding: "context" (or "local context") is not to be 
>> confused with "root context". When loading the root cocoon.xconf, the 
>> local context is the root context. When loading a sitemap, the local 
>> context is the sitemap location and any <include> in <map:component>

>> will use that local context.
>> So, to summarize, <include> uses the local context (either root 
>> context or sitemap location), but not the configuration file's location.
>> How does that sound to a dumb user? ;-)
> Hmmm, I'm too dumb to find a good answer :)
> Seriously, I think we can go with this - although it would be easier to
> understand if the include in the xconf would be relative to the xconf;
> Your argumentation is correct, but I guess we will have to explain
> this to users several times.

I understand this. Maybe my "overall consistency" point of view is too 
much and we should handle it more "naturally"? What do people think?


Sylvain Wallez                                  Anyware Technologies 
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