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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: [RT] InputModuleTransformer for linking (Re: [RT] LinkTranslator Usage)
Date Sun, 15 Dec 2002 19:31:07 GMT

Jeff Turner wrote:
> So anyway, I'm thinking, how about implementing this as a generic
> InputModuleTransformer, which is configured with a) an InputModule, b) an
> XPath expression of nodes to transform. 
> Since XMLFileModule can use any Source, so can our linking system.  Want
> to link to whatever's the top Slashdot article?  Add a 'slashdot'
> InputModule (in the samples sitemap), and add <link
> href="slashdot:/*:RDF/item[1]/title}">Slashdot Headline</link> to your
> XML.
> What do people think?  Is this the base for a majorly cool linking
> system, or am I missing something?

I'm totally with you here; I've been using also jxpath in centipede with 
enourmous satisfaction.

+1 all the way, this is not FS IMO, it rocks! :-)

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

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