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From Reinhard Poetz <>
Subject Re: Splitting cocoon.xconf: done
Date Thu, 30 Dec 2004 16:44:10 GMT
Sylvain Wallez wrote:
> 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?

Without thinking to much and too long, I agree with Carsten. I expect imported 
files relativ to where I import them.


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