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From Sean Wheller <>
Subject Re: plugins possible output?
Date Thu, 18 Nov 2004 15:38:15 GMT
On Thursday 18 November 2004 17:33, Ross Gardler wrote:
> >  What about runtime
> > input/output?  Would that require another architecture, or would that
> > fit within a plugin?  Possibly in some strange not intended way.  I
> > think if one looks at publishing, it could really mean runtime
> > input/output.  Or is that a moot point?
> > Possibly add an i/o plugin in the future?
> I'm not 100% certain what you mean here. Do you mean dynamic input of
> data, from something like a piece of machinery with sensors? If you do
> then you have me excited, I have exactly that use case. I think it can
> be done as plugins, but I'm not due to start on that particular work
> until January.

Cocoon does have a J2EE connector, you can also use Web Services and then if 
you have an XML DB the XML:DB collector. So long as the device defines an 
interface that is supported by cocoon, then it should not be a problem.
Sean Wheller
Technical Author

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