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From gou...@osmosis.gr
Subject Re: AW: Design note - Building a template mechanism
Date Tue, 05 Apr 2005 10:22:22 GMT
On Tue, 5 Apr 2005, Elad Messing wrote:

> Hello Stavros and all
> 	Thanks for the reply. I think I understand the usage of it as you
> explained in the "TemplateBasedWebSite" wiki page.
> 	I also found the Othello example in the Scratchpad. 
> 
> 	Currently I am studying the wiki example, trying to build the same
> in my environment.
> 
> 	Do you think the wiki example is still valid today, or you would
> have done this in a different way in Cocoon 2.1.7 ? This is actually my
> question :)
> 
> 	Thanks 
> 
> Elad
> 

the idea described in wiki is the same, the impementation has changed

(more features, cleaner code etc)



> 	
> 
> -----Urspr¤îngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: gounis@osmosis.gr [mailto:gounis@osmosis.gr] 
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 5. April 2005 11:38
> An: users@cocoon.apache.org
> Betreff: Re: Design note - Building a template mechanism
> 
> 
> hi elad
> 
> i'm using this approach to create static web static web sites the goals are:
> - yu  have one layout file (.xhtml). then i get the content form each
> request (requested web page) and put it inside this layout (now i'm close to
> have pages (web requests) that make an exception and use an alternative
> layout)
> 
> - you can define blocks with static content (html fragments) that can be
> reused in any page
> 
> - you can define your own elements that are translated to complex html
> 
> - there is a simple html 2 pdf transformation, so you are able to server
> content pages as simple pdfs
> 
> - you can change the theme for your site 
> 
> all this out of the box without to touch the sitemap.xmap
> 
> there is a sample in cocoon sample /scratchpad called Othello than
> demostrate all this but it's quite old
> 
> i have a new version with many modification but i dont have found time to
> make a pacth in bugzilla
> 
> if you want i can pack my working directory with some demo site to take a
> look
> 
> 
> regards
> -stavros
> On Tue, 5 Apr 2005, Elad Messing wrote:
> 
> > Hello All !
> > 	I am now in the design phase of the web-application I am working on.
> > 	The application will have a fixed structure - header, footer,
> > content in the middle, and menu on the side - and I am looking for the
> best
> > practice to build this template mechanism in Cocoon.
> > 
> > 	I have found in the wiki this page
> > :http://wiki.apache.org/cocoon/TemplateBasedWebSite but - It is from
> 10.2003
> > - and mention working with version 2.0.4. 
> > 	I was wondering whether this is still a best practice or maybe a new
> > better feature allows for another practice - which is better. (might be
> that
> > the Xinclude is involved ? Not sure)..
> > 
> > 	Thanks in advance.
> > 
> > Elad Messing
> > 
> > 
> 
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