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From "yachting heritage" <cont...@yachting-heritage.com>
Subject Re: Cleaning Forrest source directory madness
Date Mon, 16 Jun 2003 13:30:18 GMT
can you remove me fro your mailing list list
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jeff Turner" <jefft@apache.org>
To: <forrest-dev@xml.apache.org>; <nicolaken@apache.org>
Sent: Monday, June 16, 2003 10:48 AM
Subject: Re: Cleaning Forrest source directory madness


> On Sun, Jun 15, 2003 at 05:54:57PM +0200, Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> ...
> [snip agreed-on stuff]
> ...
> > About status.xml, having it in the root of the project serves a
> > purpose, but it's more than ugly from other perspectives.
>
> It at least illustrates one point; that eventually we should have the
> Forrest webapp rooted in the project root.  That way, we could
> potentially transform anything in the project.  In particular, we could
> use qdox/chaperon to do something useful with Java source.
>
> > For example, we should stop creating a file named todo.html out of it,
> > as it should be one source -> one result. Aggregation can be done, but
> > not the opposite.
>
> Why not the opposite?
>
> > Tha said, I still like it this way, there is an advantage to it.
> >
> > Ideas?
>
> ...
> [snip good stuff on images]
> ...
>
> > The only one that will remain is "raw", and it seems that there is a
> > real-life use case for it.
> >
> > Mind me, I would still add a **.* matcher at the end of the
> > content-handling pipeline, so that content/** can still contain
anything.
>
> Sounds good.
>
> > But as you know in this way I cannot easily cater for the special case
> > in which I want to explicitly have something as-is, like for example a
> > raw document-dtd xml file.
>
> The more important reason for needing a raw/ directory is that the
> crawler can't crawl the entire URI space, so we need an Ant <copy
> from="...raw/" to="build/site/"> to copy uncrawlable stuff.
>
> > So the content dir is about all content, that Forrest *may* alter.
> > The raw dir is about content that Forrest may *not* alter in any way.
> >
> > I think we agree, no?
>
> Yep.
>
>
> --Jeff
>
>



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