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From "Antonio Gallardo" <>
Subject Re: Forrest docs in old format.
Date Fri, 24 Oct 2003 21:33:14 GMT
David Crossley dijo:
> David Crossley wrote:
>> Antonio Gallardo wrote:
>> >
>> > I noted almost all the docs in Cocoon website is in the "old"
>> document v10 of Forrest:
>> >
>> > <!DOCTYPE document PUBLIC "-//APACHE//DTD Documentation V1.0//EN"
>> "../dtd/document-v10.dtd">
>> >
>> > Can we change to the "new" format v12?
>> Yes, but there is a problem. We could change all the docs to v1.2 and
>> the generation of docs via 'build docs' should be okay.
>> However, remember that docs are also built via the webapp
>> localhost:8888/docs/
>> and this still uses stylesheets that are specific to v1.0
>> ... this identifies some of the issues. The complexity is probably why
>> no-one has been brave enough to do this job yet.
> Perhaps we can solve this dilemma by avoiding it. We could
> remove the docs generation stuff from the webapp. If people
> want to do live docs, then they could install Forrest and
> 'forrest run' on another port. We already ask them to install
> Forrest if they want to 'build docs'.


That way we will don't worry about the forrest version inside cocoon. And
will can also remove it at all.

I am also aware about the upayavira comment. I think the idea is not to
remove the docs from Cocoon, just allow to generate using an external
forrest dist.

Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo.
> --David

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