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From Reinhard Poetz <>
Subject Re: Documentation system: Split data and configurations
Date Sat, 19 Mar 2005 09:58:11 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Reinhard Poetz wrote:
>>It has become more and more a PITA that the Forrest extensions (flat 
>>structure, Cocoon style, comments, metadata, ...) had to be copied into all 
>>Forrest repositories. Whenever I had to change something, I had to 
>>synchronize my change with all other already set up repos. Up to now I have 
>>created 4 repos:
>>To avoid this task of synchronzing my forrest extensions (custom sitemaps, 
>>stylesheets, some resources), I split Forrest into a "data" and a 
>>"configuration" part, e.g.:
>>data only ........ /cocoon/trunk/src/documentation/src/documentation
>>                   contains project specific docs and configurations
> You don't need the second "src/documentation".

will change it

>>configuration .... /cocoon/trunk/src/documentation/src/forrest-configuration
>>                   contains global configurations, custom sitemap that
>>                   supports the flat document strcuture
>>The configuration part is mounted using svn:external and points to 

>>for now. Does anybody know of a better location than the whiteboard?
> You are doing some clever stuff there. Good idea.
> Perhaps the cocoon/site repository is a better place for the
> centralised configuration.

will change that too.

Thanks for reviewing my changes!

Reinhard Pötz           Independent Consultant, Trainer & (IT)-Coach 

{Software Engineering, Open Source, Web Applications, Apache Cocoon}


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