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From Vadim Gritsenko <>
Subject Re: What is the deal with "pipelines" :-) (was Re: What is the deal with "blocks")
Date Thu, 11 Jan 2007 03:35:46 GMT
Mark Lundquist wrote:
> On Jan 3, 2007, at 9:29 AM, Alexander Klimetschek wrote:
>> BTW: In sitemaps you have multiple usage of the term "pipeline": there 
>> is the element <pipeline> which typically contains multiple matcher 
>> with their own pipeline - so you have pipelines there. And inside of 
>> act statements you have "internal" pipelines where at the same time 
>> you can declare a <pipeline> as internal-only="true"... All a bit 
>> confusing to me ;-)
> Yes... informally we use the term "pipeline" all the time to mean 
> "matcher or selector", which is different from the formal meaning of the 
> sitemap <pipeline> (which is more like a network of pipes than a single 
> pipe).  I've never been able come up with a satisfying unambiguous 
> nomenclature.

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