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From Fady Albashiti <>
Subject Re: Migrating Cocoon site for static presentation
Date Fri, 03 Mar 2006 22:24:04 GMT
i have the same problem/plan and after asking the list, martin has sent 
this link (i ll try it tomorrow):

if you find more, tell me please


J.D. Williams wrote:

> I have a Cocoon webapp that is nothing more than a way of presenting 
> XML-based documentation based on an arbitrary DTD. I use Cocoon 
> instead of another way of building the HTML output because it works 
> better than any other method I have tried.
> The important thing is the DTD. It is required as a way of organizing 
> the content, which is quite complex and which my client requires. This 
> means we have developed XSL specifically for this content.
> All is good so far.
> However, a need has arisen to generate static Web sites for this 
> content for delivery via a Web server; i.e., not Tomcat or other 
> servlet container.
> Forrest looks like a good bet, and I have gotten the Forrest 
> documentation and demo site to work. Diving into the documentation to 
> determine how to migrate this particular project has proven a bit 
> confusing. I think the section "Customizing Your Content" was written 
> for a somewhat different scenario than the one I have in mind.
> I have also read that the Cocoon CLI is another option, but have not 
> really "grokked" that one as yet.
> So, if anyone on the list has done something similar and has any tips 
> on the best way to proceed, I would appreciate it. The directory 
> structure of the existing webapp is way simple, as follows:
> |-- myproject
> |   -- myxmlcontent
> |   -- myxsl
> |   -- mydtd
> |   -- mycss
> |   -- WEB-INF
> |   -- META-INF
> |       |-- sitemap.xmap
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