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From g4 <ja...@root10.net>
Subject Re: Metadata implementation
Date Wed, 06 Aug 2003 11:39:25 GMT

On Wednesday, Aug 6, 2003, at 11:59 Europe/London, Jeff Turner wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 11:01:43AM +0100, g4 wrote:
>> Hi list ;)
>>
>> This is a question about metadata, forrest  and it's most sensible
>> implementation. OK I'd like to be able to offer much more granularity
>> in keyword and description metadata within forrest, actually none to
>> speak of exists at the moment.
>>
>> What would you recommend / suggest ?
>
> Have a look at the document-v20a DTD definition in
> dtd/v20a/document-v20.mod.  It allows:

OK so just change my content Schema types to v20....cool

>
> <document>
>   <header>
>     <meta name="...">....</meta>
>     <meta name="...">....</meta>
>     ..
>   </header>
> </document>
>
> We can do all sorts of cool things with this.  For example, using CVS
> expansions:
>
>     <meta name="Date">$Date$</meta>
>     <meta name="Revision">$Revision$</meta>
>
> Then we can display the page's last modification date somewhere in the
> page.
>
>> My approach at the moment would be just to create some custom content
>> types in the header of each XML content document such as <metakey/>  &
>> <metadesc/> this will give me the granularity I'm after.
>>
>> However the problem here is that I think the way in which the site 
>> skin
>> is applied would have to change somewhat, true?
>
> Yes :/  If you'd like to make the changes, that'd be very cool.  I
> haven't had time.

I'll try my hardest, although I still consider my self a newby ;)


>
> --Jeff
>
>> If you have any better ideas, please send them this way
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Jason Lane
>>
>
>
Jason Lane

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