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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: Stages of Forrest Transition
Date Wed, 26 Mar 2003 06:04:33 GMT
Diana Shannon wrote:
> Stephan Michels wrote:
> > David Crossley wrote:
> >>>>>    - transition to document v-11
> >>
> >> Yes, this is a big stage.
> >
> > It shouldn't, because there is already a stylesheet for doing this:
> > xml-forrest/src/resources/stylesheets/docv10todocv11.xsl
> You're right, this part is trivial (having worked hard over the past 
> year bring docv10 docs up to a state where they can be transformed so 
> easily...)
> > It shouldn't be great thing to write a little ant script.
> Yes, I did this myself ages ago. We had to do this for pre 0.5 versions 
> of Forrest. What David means by a "big stage" is the ramification of 
> changing all dtds. This means, for example, that the existing webapp 
> build (which links to docs created by a non-Forrest mechanism), has to 
> be updated. This means either fixing the old sitemap/stylesheets/etc. or 
> pulling in bits and pieces from Forrest distro.

That is right ... Diana sees the importance.
I think that a lot of people have been not quite
understanding this.


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