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From "Nicola Ken Barozzi" <nicola...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [vote] image location
Date Thu, 23 May 2002 07:28:44 GMT
From: "Steven Noels" <stevenn@outerthought.org>

> We have been discussing the location of project-related images and it
> seems there are various opinions + some nuisances inside the current
> Cocoon 'crawler'...
> 
> There are currently 2 options IMHO:
> 
>  * a project-specific image directory
>      preferably located at src/documentation/content/images
>      matched by the following pattern images/**.{gif|jpg|png}
>      read from content/xdocs/images/{1}.{gif|jpg|png}
>      + a special matcher for skin-specific images
> 
>  * leave the choice to the user
>      located at src/documentation/content... (anywhere)
>      matched using **.{gif|jpg|png}
>      read from content/{1}.ext
>      + have that special matcher setup for skin-specific images
>        (as it is now the case)
> 
> Rationale (and my opinion):
> 
> We don't want to put too much constraints on the projects willing to
> adopt Forrest, I guess, so I'd say we leave that choice to the user - if
> he decides to have a central image directory in
> src/documentation/content/images, OK, if he doesn't, fine by me. So my
> preference would be option 2, unless Nicola says this will cause
> Ant-related problems (dunnow).
> 
> Your votes + opinions please:
> 
> [  ] have a fixed project-specific image directory defined in the
> sitemap
  [+1  ] the location of project-specific images is a user-option
 
I like it, since in many cases it can create a transition path:
1. user puts it next to the docs
2. user or another user needs to use it in another document
3. they move it to the central repository

:-D

> Of course, this doesn't solve the issue Nicola mentioned, we need to
> further investigate that.

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Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
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