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From Ralph Goers <>
Subject Re: [RT] Bidirectional relationships for blocks?
Date Wed, 30 Mar 2005 14:40:06 GMT
Carsten Ziegeler wrote:

>He he, I usually agree with your approach, but this time, it's too
>complicated for me. My real-world use-case is that I'm thinking about
>using cocoon blocks as a mechanism to write portlets for the cocoon
>portal engine. You end up with having the portal engine block and
>several portlet blocks. And here you exactly need the scenario I
>described. Sorry, but I will not provide a prototype for this :)
>So my question is: does this make sense?
Sure, it makes sense that "cocoon portlets" could be blocks unto 
themselves.  In fact, that would be a great way to separate the portal 
functionality from the portlets. The portal just needs a way to discover 
they are there.


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