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From blt mc <blt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cocoon Matching Problem
Date Thu, 09 Feb 2006 21:46:15 GMT
Thanks for the suggestion, but unfortunately making the Main_Text_Area
matcher more generic by using a "**/policy.bltmc.edu/*/Main_Text_Area" did
not solve the problem.

-BL, TM, and CD

On 2/8/06, Jason Johnston <cocoon@lojjic.net> wrote:
>
> > Hi:
> >
> > We (my project group) are having a problem at work with the code
> > reproduced
> > below.  The first section of code is the pipeline portion of the Cocoon
> > sitemap we are running.  The idea is that any URL requested by the user
> > will
> > be passed down by all of the pipelines with specific matches and match
> on
> > the Frameset pipeline that will match on anything.  This Frameset
> pipeline
> > will generate the frameset for the site using the XSL stylesheet in the
> > second section of code.  The frameset generates requests for three
> > additional URLs for the search Bar, Nav Bar, and Main Text Area.  The
> > Search
> > Bar and Navigation Bar URLs will match on specific pipelines, while the
> > Main
> > Text are URL will match on various pipelines depending on the exact URL.
> > All of this works for the URL "policy.bltmc.edu", but for URLs with a "
> > policy.bltmc.edu/*" format, we experience the following problem.
> >
> > When we request URLs with the "policy.bltmc.edu/*" format the Frameset
> > pipeline works fine, it generates the frameset and sends the correct
> > requests for the search Bar, Nav Bar, and Main Text Area.  The Search
> Bar
> > and Navigation Bar pipelines work fine and generate those portions of
> the
> > page.  The request for the Main Text Area fails to match on the  "
> > policy.bltmc.edu/*/Main_Text_Area" pipeline, however.  As a result the
> > request is passed down and matches on the Frameset pipeline.  This leads
> > to
> > a loop in which the Search and Navigation Bars are inserted repeatedly.
> >
> >
> > What is really odd is that while the "policy.bltmc.edu/*/Main_Text_Area"
> > request generated by the frameset---in response to a "
> > policy.bltmc.edu/*/Main_Text_Area" request---will not work, if we
> directly
> > request a URL in the "policy.bltmc.edu/*/Main_Text_Area" format, the
> > pipeline that is supposed to match on that format works and generates
> the
> > page.  We have checked the Main Text Area URL generated by the Framest,
> > however, and it is correct.
> >
> > Three of us have been trying to figure this out for the past week and we
> > just cannot figure it.  Any help would be much appreciated.
> >
> <snip/>
>
> My guess is this has something to do with relative URLs in your src=""
> attributes.  The web browser will resolve them relative to the current
> document's base URL.  So if your frameset is requested by the URL:
>
> http://domain.com/policy.bltmc.edu/mypage
>
> and that frameset's XSLT produces:
>
> <frame src="policy.bltmc.edu/mypage/Main_Text_Area">
>
> then your browser will request this URL for that frame's contents:
>
> http://domain.com/policy.bltmc.edu/policy.bltmc.edu/mypage/Main_Text_Area
>
> ...which would not be matched by either of your Main_Text_Area pipelines.
> The search/navigation bar pipelines are matching because you use "**".  To
> fix it either make your Main_Text_Area matcher more generic, or begin your
> src attributes with a "/" to make it resolve relative to the domain root.
>
> Hopefully this is the right guess.  You'd be able to verify it by looking
> in your access logs.
>
> Regards,
> --Jason
>
>
>
>
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