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From "Steve Freeman" <sfree...@us.ibm.com>
Subject Re: PSML_02 branch status & new customizer
Date Wed, 07 Mar 2001 20:29:43 GMT
You're confusing portlet content with the content consisting solely of a
selection of portlets.

Portlets and their associated data sources manage the content *of* the
portlets.  I was not speaking of this part of the picture.

The configurator manages the portlet content of (read: the portlets that
are selected for) the page that is viewed.  This is the aspect to which I

There are two or more levels in this hierarchy.


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To:   jetspeed-dev@jakarta.apache.org
Subject:  Re: PSML_02 branch status & new customizer

At 09:47 07/03/2001 -0500, you wrote:
>But it *is* a content management system... for the individual user  ;-)

I beg to differ... the RSS syndication sub-component may be considered
as a simple CMS system, but if you currently try to mix other data access
portlets gateways into your pages you end up with a real customization mess
where contents and components are mixed in the customizer view.

Raphaël Luta - raphael.luta@networks.groupvu.com
Vivendi Universal Networks - Services Manager / Paris

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