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From Thorsten Scherler <>
Subject Re: [RT] plugin infrastructure
Date Sun, 14 Nov 2004 14:57:29 GMT
El dom, 14-11-2004 a las 15:01, Ross Gardler escribió:
> Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> > Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> <snip/>
> >> The other thing is that every plugin has to deliver a default output for
> >> the skin. This is a fallback mechanism if the user do not want to
> >> implemend his own implementation of the functionality.
> > 
> > 
> > Are we not mixing content (plugins) with style (skins) ?
> Yes, we are. We need to keep the idea of content plugins separate from 
> skin-plugins. I see these "nuggets" being provided by skin-plugins, not 
> by content plugins. Of course, a skin plugin may use a content-plugin to 
> render a nugget appropriately. That is, a skin-plugin that provides a 
> news nugget may use the feeder (content) plugin to generate the xdoc 
> from the RSS feed.
> Ross

Yes that is what I actually was trying to say. Some plugins will deliver
content that is only needed if the plugin is installed. Like the feeder.
The feeder may provide a new "button" rss-feed (similar to the pdf

"Together we stand, divided we fall!" 
Hey you (Pink Floyd)

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