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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: [vote] DTD management
Date Fri, 17 May 2002 03:20:13 GMT
Steven Noels wrote:
> Hi folks,
> As it is now, Cocoon will be the prime showcase of Forrest, so we have
> lot of interest keeping everything in sync. Diana has been proposing
> some new DTDs on the Forrest-list, which we would be glad to host and
> nurture. Some issues however:
> - We will try to keep the migration path of 'old' documentation as
> simple as possible, ie providing you with an XSLT to do a docv10->docv11
> transformation. Nevertheless, we would like new documentation to be
> authored/generated using the new v11 DTD if possible.
> - We would like all new DTDs to be based (importing/re-using) on the
> work-in-progress (i.e. document-v11) in Forrest and not on the older
> DTD's anymore.
> So this brings me to the following ballot:
> [  ] all new DTDs (both in the Cocoon/Forrest project) should be using
> the new document-v11 and not the older ones

+1 ... and for keeping these v10 to v11 changes to be simple.
Let us progress gradually, i.e. i do not not to see a wild leap to
some radically different document structure at this stage.

> [  ] Forrest is the de-facto DTD repository (+ we will also maintain
> archives for that matter of older versions) for both projects, we'll
> have a separate portion of the website dedicated to this


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