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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject i18n the URL Space (Re: more locationmap questions)
Date Thu, 09 Jun 2005 09:39:53 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> Tim Williams wrote:
> 
>> The way I understand it we're not depending on LinkRewriterTransformer
>> to resolve "lm" links so I don't understand why adding it to it's
>> schemes could help?

...

> See the demo for the locationmap in fresh-site (locationmap branch 
> obviously). There is an example of link rewriting too

...

> we should recognise that it 
> duplicates the site: and ext: functionality. Perhaps we will deprecate 
> site: and ext:, perhaps we will remove lm rewriting.

Correction, lm rewriting does not duplicate the ext: protocol, not the 
site: protocol. It is completely different in both cases...

ext: replaces the link with a full URL

site: replaces a link with one resolved from site.xml

lm: replaces a link with a potentially unrelated one i.e. 
documentation.html -> unterlagen.html (I hope Google translate isn't 
making a fool of me)

This is a really interesting use case, it means that we can actually 
i18n the URL space - cool!!!

Ross


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