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From Michael Wechner <michael.wech...@wyona.org>
Subject Re: forrest & lenya
Date Mon, 07 Apr 2003 17:55:17 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> on 4/7/03 5:06 PM Gregor J. Rothfuss wrote:
> 
> 
>>dear forrest community,
>>
>>a while back there was some discussion about possible synergies
>>between lenya and forrest. we now made a first step by turning
>>forrest into a lenya publication. what does this mean?
>>
>>- xdoc files can be edited through the web by using xopus:
>>  http://blog.wyona.com/images/xopus-xdoc.jpg
>>  demo: http://195.226.6.70:8080/lenya/docs-new/introduction.html
>>
>>- access to authoring is protected by the lenya authorization
>>  framework
>>
>>- publishing of files, revision control and scheduling can
>>  easily be added
> 
> 
> Wow, *very* cool. It sure looks nice from the outside, even if since i
> recently turned into a mac user, xopus doesn't work for me. :/
> 
> 
>>to eat our own dogfood, we are building the lenya documentation
>>on top of this proof of concept. 
> 
> 
> Nice!
> 
> 
>>we started with the webapp
>>target in forrest, and stripped it down until it ran inside
>>cocoon. we had to apply a trivial patch to the forrest sitemap
>>to make it work.
>>
>>where do we go from here?
>>
>>- make it easier to stay in sync with forrest changes, maybe
>>  through a new build target in forrest
> 
> 
> Hmmm, I don't know if it's better to have it parallel to forrest or as a
> subproject. What do others think?
> 
> For sure, Lenya has much more appeal here than in cocoonland since it's
> content-oriented nature.
> 
> 
>>- allow editing of site.xml through the browser
> 
> 
> that would be *very* nice.
> 
> 
>>- hook up bitflux editor
> 
> 
> is bitflux able to work on mozilla?
> 
> 
>>- investigate the use of site.xml as navigation framework inside
>>  lenya
> 
> 
> that would clearly help the integration.
> 
> 
>>if you want to play with the code, it is available in our cvs at
>>cvs -d :pserv:anonymous@cvs.wyona.org/usr/local/repositories co lenya
>>
>>i hope you find these experiments useful :)
> 
> 
> I'm downloading right now.

Here are some instructions to download and install Lenya:

http://www.wyona.org/download/downloading_and_installing.html

btw, the Forrest version we are using doesn't build with the newest 
Cocoon-2.1 from CVS.
Maybe you want to download the "older" Cocoon snapshot from

http://www.wyona.org/lenya/

Enjoy

Michael


> 
> expect comments real soon.
> 



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