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From Christian Haul <h...@dvs1.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Sitemap parameters
Date Tue, 28 May 2002 18:55:40 GMT
On 27.May.2002 -- 11:49 AM, Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
> 
> Konstantin Piroumian wrote:
> >
> > Hi alls!
> >
> > While inspecting the Forrest's sitemap
> > (src/documentation/conf/sitemap.xmap)
> > I've found several lines that are using Ant substitution params like:
> > <map:transform src="skins/@skin@/xslt/html/{type}.xsl">.
> >
> > Won't it be better to have parameters at the top level in sitemap that can
> > be set externally, just as it is done in XSLT? So, those skin
> > parameters can
> > be set like this:
> >
> > <map:sitemap ...>
> >     <map:parameter name="skin">forrest-skin</map:parameter>
> > ...
> >
> >     <map:transform src="skins/{../skin}/xslt/html/{type}.xsl">
> > ...
> > </map:sitemap>
> >
> > This parameters can be defined when Cocoon is called from the command line
> > as command line arguments. Though, I have no idea how these parameters can
> > be set when running Cocoon as servlet, maybe 'cocoon-param' request
> > parameters can be used.
> >
> > Are there any technical difficulties in implementing this? Any comments,
> > suggestions?
> >
> I would suggest to have these parameters as a configuration of the
> map:pipelines
> section, rather than the complete sitemap.

Hi,

could this be relevant to your discussion (I'm sneaking in 'cause I
saw Carsten's cross post to cocoon-dev)?

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=xml-cocoon-dev&m=102249009904928&w=2

	Chris.

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