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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Include mechanism for forrest...
Date Tue, 18 Oct 2005 02:30:14 GMT
Erik Brakkee wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> 
> >It seems to me that this proposal is missing the
> >abilities of the Cocoon sitemap and is just treating
> >Cocoon as an xml processor.
>
> The include mechanism is using the features of the sitemap. It is 
> nothing more than a layer to make xincludes in Forrest more usable.
> 
> Right now, since the mechanism  is implemented on top of forrest and not 
> inside of forrest, there is some duplication of work so that
> new schemes added to the site map would also have to be added to the 
> include mechanism. Nevertheless, that would not be necessary if it is 
> implemented inside Forrest.

I meant that it is often better to use map:aggregate and
get the parts from cocoon: pipelines that trim them down
to exactly the required information, rather than using xinclude.

-David

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