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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Dynamic XML Content to Generator
Date Mon, 16 Sep 2002 19:23:37 GMT

Vadim Gritsenko wrote:
> Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
>> Bryan Zarnett wrote:
>>> I am currently at architecting a cocoon solution in which the XML 
>>> content is dynamically generated from an action and passed back into 
>>> the sitemap to that it can be applied against a transformer.  I've 
>>> been looking through the archives and the documentation and I can't 
>>> find anything that says"
>>> <map:generate type="dynamic" src="{content}"/>
>>> or something to this extent.
>>> Is there a standard or best practice way in Cocoon to provide dynamic 
>>> XML content to the transform.
>> First of all, you shouldn't generate xml in an Action, but if possible 
>> in a Generator.
> ...but if you really want it, you can use 
> Just make sure that your action returns 
> DOM tree in session attribute. Return session attribute's name to the 
> sitemap and pass it to generator.

hack hack hack hack ;-P

Vadim is a very pragmatic bot, I'm a purist ;-)

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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