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From Vadim Gritsenko <>
Subject Re: [RT] Removing sitemap configurable
Date Mon, 12 Jun 2006 13:57:02 GMT
Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
> Carsten Ziegeler schrieb:
>> I think we should remove the concept of sitemap configurable components
>> from 2.2 completly.
>> Today, it is possible that a component implements the
>> SitemapConfigurable interface and then one can additionally configure
>> this component on a per sitemap base in the map:component-configurations
>> section of the sitemap.
>> Now this concept is a little bit questionable (ok, it was me who
>> introduced it...) and with 2.2 we have the per sitemap configurations
>> which make a much cleaner configuration (and therefore implementation).
>> Only two components are currently using this interface: the global input
>> module (not directly) and the authentication manager from the auth-fw. I
>> think it's no problem if the configuration of the auth-fw-manager is
>> moved into a xconf file and then included from the sitemap. For the
>> global input module we now have a much better solution: you can
>> configure properties on a per sitemap base (in external files) and the
>> new settings input module is able to access these values. The benefit of
>> this is that this mechanism also values the running mode, so you can
>> have different sets of property files (depending on your running mode -
>> prod, test whatever).
>> So imho the changes to users are minimal and we completly introduce our
>> new configuration concepts and removing the sitemap configurable removes
>> some ugly code as well..
>> WDYT?
> Ok, it seems that noone is interested in this old feature anyway. If
> noone objects I'll
> remove it next week.

Deja vu...


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