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From Grzegorz Kossakowski <>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (COCOON-2110) Evaluate expressions defined in cocooon-expression-language-api in Sitemap engine
Date Fri, 17 Aug 2007 07:45:53 GMT
Daniel Fagerstrom pisze:
> One of the points with plugability is that you can have several 
> implementations of the interface ;)


> I suggest that you leave LegacyStringTemplateParser as it was before and 
> put your new code in a LegacySitemapStringTemplateParser that only is 
> used in the sitemap. Then you of course need to see if you get any 
> regression in the sitemap.
> But I wonder why you want to combine the JXTG and sitemap template 
> syntax at all, why not just people chose between the old syntax and the 
> new unified syntax. I suggest that you start a new less technical thread 
> about how you want to have the expression syntax in the sitemap and the 
> templates, so that the rest of the community can have opinions.

After sleeping with this problem in mind I'm starting to wonder, too. ;-)
It's good that nobody have seen this code that made gluing possible, it's nightmare...

> No, not without a detailed evaluation of alternative solutions, a cost 
> and benefit analyze of the change and a vote.

Ok, enough points to distance me from introducing back incompatibility :)

> Are you starting to see some pattern in my responses to your suggestions 
> about create back incompatibility ;)

There is another one: When I start to talk about back incompatibility it's a sign I'm stuck
and need 
to talk with someone more experienced to get an advice. ;)

Grzegorz Kossakowski
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