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From Vadim Gritsenko <va...@reverycodes.com>
Subject Re: csp transformer
Date Mon, 25 Jul 2005 12:36:17 GMT
Ron van de Ven wrote:
> Hi,
>  
> I've been using for quite some time now. When studying the transformers 
> I see the same pattern
> coming back; the transformers look for a certain element name, and on 
> the position of the element
> name insert xml.
> Isn't it therefore a good idea, to make a CocoonServerPagesTransformer.
> This CSPTransformer looks up a cld.xml file. The cld file contains a 
> mapping
> of element name to XmlPipe implementation. The CSPTransformer filters for
> the cld.xml element names and when finding one
> instantiates the XmlPipe implementation, and invokes it's xmlGenerate()
> method.
> The advantage of this approach is that it's much easier for developers 
> not so
> familier with cocoon, to extend cocoon transformes. It also prevents 
> from having the performance overhead
> of having to use an extra transformer when you just need a small 
> extension to an already
> existing transformer.
> What do you think?

Take a look at the taglib block, TagTransformer.

Vadim

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