This document lists all of the available readers of Apache Cocoon and
describes their purpose.
A reader is the starting, and end point of an xml pipeline.
It collapses the features of a generator, transformer, and serializer.
Readers are useful for delivering binary content like images; more
general readers deliver content as-is.
In the sitemap file, each reader has a unique name which is mapped
to a java class.
One reader name must be declared as the default reader.
Each reader may have additional configuration information specified in
For conceptual information on readers see the user's guide document
The Readers in Apache Cocoon