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From André Malo>
Subject Re: expanding the bread-crumbs
Date Sun, 10 Nov 2002 00:20:50 GMT
* Joshua Slive wrote:

> Attached is a patch to allow individual xml documents to add another level
> to the breadcrumb links at the top of the page using the <parentdocument
> href="...">...</parentdocument> tag.  It also maps this document to the
> "back" link.


Just a typo, I guess:

--- vhosts/name-based.xml	5 Oct 2002 23:12:22 -0000	1.3
+++ vhosts/name-based.xml	9 Nov 2002 19:39:29 -0000
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@

 <relativepath href=".."/>
+<parentdocument href="../">Virtual Hosts</parentdocument>
 <title>Name-based Virtual Host Support</title>

the href has to be a "./" ;-)

> 1. It allows only a single extra level of breadcrumbs.  Nesting is not
> supported.

I think, if we need nested parentdocuments some day, then we'll create it.

> 2. It requires a direct link to the .html file, so if we ever change file
> extensions or go with xml/html negotiation it will need to be changed in
> each file.

since we're actually doing this currently with all explicit links, it's not 
really a problem, I think. We can remove or replace the .html extentsions 
with xslt, if we want to do so.

> All of the above problems could be fixed at the expense of added
> complexity.  But I'm a huge fan of simplicity, and I think this works
> "well enough".

+1 again.

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