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From Felix Knecht <fel...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Samples styling
Date Wed, 16 May 2007 12:04:58 GMT
Grzegorz Kossakowski schrieb:
> Yes, but I was wondering if we couldn't put following pipeline in
> samples-style-default's sitemap:
> <map:match pattern="service/simple-samples2html">
>   <map:generate src="servlet-consumer:"/>
>   <map:transform src="stylesheets/system/xml2html.xslt"/>
>   <map:transform type="servletLinkRewriter" />
>   <map:serialize type="html"/>
> </map:match>
>
> and for example, in imageop's sitemap instead of:
> <map:match pattern="">
>   <map:generate src="samples.xml"/>
>   <map:transform
> src="servlet:style-default:/common/style/xsl/html/simple-samples2html.xsl"
> />
>   <map:transform type="servletLinkRewriter" />
>   <map:serialize/>
> </map:match>
>
> we could have:
> <map:match pattern="">
>   <map:generate src="samples.xml"/>
>   <map:serialize type="servletService">
>     <map:parameter name="service"
> value="servlet:style-default:/service/simple-samples2html"/>
>   </map:serialize>
> </map:match>
>

I haven't knew this construct of serializer and parameter.

> This way, we could use _service_ to style samples and the same way get
> more flexibility because we could change the service in one place in
> any way we like (e.g. add more transformers if needed).
> I wonder if we really need this, and if it's a Flexibility Syndrome.

It's true, we would have more flexibility, but is it still
understandable for common users? The more flexibility we get the more
complex a part of the pipeline will be to read. Do we really want to
'misuse' the serializer as a kind of merged thing of transformer and
serializer in one?

Even if we'd get more flexibility I prefer the current way.

>
> WDYT?


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