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From Jeff Turner <>
Subject Re: Integrating API and XSL docs into Forrest
Date Wed, 16 Oct 2002 11:57:46 GMT
On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 01:40:34PM +0200, Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> Michael Edge wrote:
> >I would like to integrate my application API docs and documentation 
> >generated from my stylesheets into my Forrest docs. The easiest way I can 
> >think of to do this is use Javadoc to generate the API docs, something 
> >like XSLDoc to generate the stylesheet docs, and then use ANT to run 
> >Forrest and copy the API and XSL docs to the correct site location. Is 
> >there a better way, or are there plans in Forrest to include application 
> >documentation?
> This integration is being done for Centipede, because it makes it 
> possible to integrate other docs easily.
> With Forrest alone it should be possible by "mounting" the external 
> resources in the URI space, but we haven't got to that yet...
> Jeff, what about creating and putting a top-level matcher in the 
> pipeline that checks first if there is a mount point specified in a 
> config file, and give the static resource found there if there is?

No reason to feed Javadocs through Cocoon..

We just need a link rewriter. Given:

  <javadocs dir="../javadocs"/>

Translate <link href="site:/site/javadocs">
into <link href="../javadocs">


> Or maybe the linkmap stuff just would enable this.
> Hmmm...
> -- 
> Nicola Ken Barozzi         
>             - verba volant, scripta manent -
>    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)
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