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From scott hutinger <s-hutin...@wiu.edu>
Subject Re: [doc] Where should the DITA source files be checked in?
Date Wed, 02 Mar 2005 21:11:35 GMT
Jeff Levitt wrote:

>--- "Jean T. Anderson" <jta@bristowhill.com> wrote:
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>>I think the source DITA files should be checked into
>>the source code 
>>tree, under
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>svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/derby/code/trunk/,
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>>and 
>>any built product (pdf, html) should be checked into
>>the web site under 
>>svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/derby/site/trunk
>>.
>>
>>Moving forward I'm eager to avoid regenerating the
>>derby manuals each 
>>time the web site needs to be updated.
>>
>>thoughts?
>>
>>  -jean
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>Sounds as good to me as any place...I think if they
>were some place where you didnt have to rebuild them
>unless there was a change to them would be best.
>
>When I contribute the dita files for the tools and
>utilities guide (very soon), we can start building
>html for the DITA sources now, and you could have
>Forrest build a nav for them, just like the current
>implementation.  The only reason we might want to hold
>off on that is that there is no index yet.  Still
>working on that (anyone have any xsl experience that
>could implement an index? I will continue to work on
>it but would love help.  Scott, have you figured
>anything out based on the article you found?).  If no
>one minds not having an index (we can still use
>search), then we could use the DITA docs to create
>html for Derby by the end of the week!  That means all
>the changes we have made to the DITA for jira issues
>etc. would finally be visible in the Derby docs.
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I haven't done anything with this yet.  Although after I finish off a 
couple things at work that are pressing (this week and next week), and 
take a short vacation, I'll work on this.  I have everything setup 
otherwise...along with a xslt debugger :-)

scott

>We can later continue discussion on PDF's, if we want
>to continue using html with forrest or if we would be
>even able to move to eclipse, if we want to, etc.
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