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From David Crossley <cross...@indexgeo.com.au>
Subject Re: Forrest: dynamic or static?
Date Sun, 21 Sep 2003 07:25:07 GMT
Jeff Turner wrote:
<snip/>
> Being a Cocoon distribution, there is a huge amount of stuff that Forrest
> *could* include.  I think we need to draw a line, define what Forrest
> actually is, and stick to that.
<snip/>
>
> The line I propose is that Forrest should be regarded as an offline site
> generation tool that happens to have an online mode for rapid page
> development.  There should be no features _unusable_ from a static site.
> For especially useful features, like searching, we can bend the rule and
> have online/offline equivalents (lucene and google).
<snip/>

Definitely +1. We should clearly express that line in our documentation.
This reminds us of the "scope" discussions that we had a while ago.

--David





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