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From Michael Wechner <michael.wech...@wyona.com>
Subject Re: DirectoryGenerator using abstract Source
Date Wed, 13 Jul 2005 15:02:58 GMT
Joerg Heinicke wrote:

> On 13.07.2005 00:28, Michael Wechner wrote:
>
>> It seems to me that the directory generator is not really based
>> on the "abstract methods" of an excalibur Source, but rather takes
>> the source and "maps" it onto a java.io.File.
>>
>> Is that intended or just not implemented for the lack of time?
>>
>> I would like to make this more generic with regard to other sources, 
>> e.g.
>> JCR or whatever. If this makes sense then I would patch the 
>> DirectoryGenerator,
>> but otherwise I would write a "DirectoryGenerator" from scratch, e.g
>> CollectionGenerator which is making use the TraversableSource interface.
>
>
> You don't have to:
> $COCOON_HOME/src/blocks/repository/java/org/apache/cocoon/generation/TraversableGenerator.java


thanks very much for the pointer. I think it would make sense to make a note
within the DirectoryGenerator that the TraversableGenerator exists and is
more generic.

Michi

>
>
> Joerg
>


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Michael Wechner
Wyona      -   Open Source Content Management   -    Apache Lenya
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michael.wechner@wyona.com                        michi@apache.org


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