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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: search engine friendly skins
Date Tue, 21 Dec 2004 00:51:43 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Ross Gardler wrote:
>>Glen Tulukin wrote:
>>>Do not think about meta data as merely html/head/title or
>>>html/meta/keywords -- there might be other data associated with a document.
>>>Look at advanced jpg properties (date, location, equipment make, camera
>>>model, author, etc.). It's more than title and keywords. I can put
>>>camera_model to the <div> as a hidden element and than extract from the

>>>but this will be awkward. To have a separate meta-data element is cleaner.
>>Yes, I agree and this is why my personal solution would be to have a 
>>separate meta-data document to enable efficient processing of this 
>>important data. However, this seems to go beyond your own use case and 
>>that XHTML meta elemets would be sufficient. I assumed this since you 
>>start in the document DTD using the the XHTML meta-data element.
>>If we need a separate record of meta-data in a more flexible format than 
>>the HTML meta element allows then we should really use a separate 
>>document. The processing you propose in site2html.xsl will remain the 
>>same, or at least very similar since we can use te XSL document(...) 
>>function to import the meta-data document when one exists.
> It would be better to use Cocoon sitemap aggregation powers
> rather than document() function. With the latter method, when
> the metadata documents change the Cocoon cache will be avoided.

Yes, good point.


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