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From Thorsten Scherler <thors...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Implementing <map:mount...> in Forrest Locationmap
Date Mon, 11 Jul 2005 12:48:28 GMT
On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 14:16 +0200, Unico Hommes wrote:
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> Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 12:57 +0200, Unico Hommes wrote:
> > 
> > Hi Ross! Great to see Forrest is finally making use of the
> > locationmap. I've been using it successfully myself for quite a while
> > now.
> > 
> > Ross Gardler wrote:
> > 
> >> Quite some time ago Unico created a Locationmap module for Forrest.
> >>  This allows us to specify where the source file for a request is 
> >> located independently of the client request URL. this excellent
> >> code has sat in our SVN for far too long, waiting for someone with
> >> a strong enough itch to make real use of it. With the release of
> >> 0.7 and therefore the start of 0.8 development it has come out of
> >> hiding and is now enabled in our core. It is a key part of
> >> integrating repositories and CMSs such as Slide, Daisy and Lenya.
> > 
> >> The Locationmap code [1] reuses code from Cocoon rather than
> >> starting from scratch.
> > 
> > The part of Cocoon that is reused are Matchers and Selectors and some
> >  ideas in the treeprocessor package, but not the parsing and
> > interpreting code of the treeprocessor itself which among other
> > things concerns mounting.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >> First of all great work Unico (OT BTW in spanish your name means
> >> "the only one"). :)
> 
> True and my last name means "men" in french, I guess it's better than
> the previous Dutch prime minister's lastname which was "Kok" ;-)
> 

lol

true. The "only man" is definitely better then the prime ministers
name. ;-) 

> >> Talking about selectors in the lm. I gave it a shoot last month
> >> with the select type="exist", but I was stumbling over the
> >> map:when/otherwise syntax that seems not be implemented in the lm.
> 
> I have not used selectors in the locationmap that much myself so that
> part is probably least tested. The thing with selectors in the context
> of the locationmap is that the concept makes less sense in some
> situations. Therefore the syntax is a bit different from the selector
> syntax in a sitemap:
> 
> 
>   <select type="exists">
>     <location src="file://home/styles/site.xsl"/>
>     <location src="file://forrest/styles/site.xsl"/>
>   </select>
> 
> 

I will try that ASAP, but that is great stuff. :) 

I did not try it that way.

> >> How do we (I am as well from forrest) have to extend that part?
> >> Maybe you would like to join force again because now that we
> >> understood the power of your work, we would like to further enhance
> >> it. You are the creator and I guess you know how to get the most
> >> out of it. ;-)
> 
> Hopefully :-). I promise to monitor forrest-dev more closely from now on.
> 

I saw you just started again. Thanks. :)

> > 
> >> Thanks for helping us out.
> 
> You're welcome :-)
> 

:)  

...welcome back to forrest. ;-)

salu2

> - -
> Unico
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-- 
thorsten

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