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From Reinhard Pötz <>
Subject Re: Webdav and link-rewrite
Date Wed, 30 Jul 2008 12:23:29 GMT
Grzegorz Kossakowski wrote:
> Reinhard Pötz pisze:
>> Grzegorz Kossakowski wrote:
>>> Reinhard Pötz pisze:
>>>> I had a brief look at the link-rewrite block and think now that the 
>>>> migration of the LinkrewriterTransformer will be difficult because 
>>>> of its configuration can't be easily converted to Spring.
>>> What kind of obstacles you can see here?
>> What's your suggestion for a configuration like this:
>> <map:transformer name="linkrewriter" 
>> src="org.apache.cocoon.transformation.LinkRewriterTransformer">
>>   <input-module name="book-raw">
>>     <file src="cocoon://samples/linkrewriter/bookdemo/linkmap" 
>> reloadable="true" />
>>   </input-module>
>>   <input-module name="book">
>>     <input-module name="book-raw">
>>       <file src="{src}" reloadable="true" />
>>     </input-module>
>>     <prefix>//*[@label='</prefix>
>>     <suffix>']/@href</suffix>
>>   </input-module>
>> </map:transformer>
> I have no suggestion but only to remove support for such stuff. These 
> days, when you define components as Spring beans you don't need to 
> support configuration passed from one component to another. At least I 
> don't see any need for supporting that kind of configuration.
> If we remove this, then of course we'll have to release 2.0 of link 
> rewriter block but I have no problem with it.

I agree with you that we shouldn't support such stuff but what features 
do we want to see in a new LinkRewriteTransformer? (... hence my 
suggestion that we start with a ServletLinkRewriteTransformer because we 
know that we need it.)

Reinhard Pötz                           Managing Director, {Indoqa} GmbH

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Apache Cocoon Committer, PMC member        

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