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From "Robin Green" <>
Subject Re: How to receive the resulting html in an outputstream
Date Wed, 17 Jan 2001 16:28:15 GMT
Koldenhof JS <> wrote:
>When I make a XML-file with a XSL-file and want to view this
>XML-file in a browser, Cocoon returns html to the browser. What I want to
>do is call cocoon in a sevlet myself and have cocoon return the generated
>html in an outputstream to me. I have tried to call Producers, Processors
>and Formatters, but I always get a null pointer and don`t know how to
>resolve this.

That's because Cocoon is a framework and not designed for piecemeal 

>In short: I have a XmlDocument(not written to a file),and a XSL-file and
>need a OutputStream containing the HTML generated by Coccoon.
>Any suggestions are appreciated.

The FAQ suggests alternative ways involving either doing everything in 
Cocoon, or Cocoon calling the servlet instead. I think they are better and 
more easily maintainable solutions, but if you really want to do it this 
way, you could try calling org.apache.cocoon.Cocoon, because it is just a 
servlet, after all. (Hint: javadocs, source code). Please let us know if it 

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