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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Site-wide PDF
Date Fri, 21 Nov 2003 10:48:16 GMT wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've just re-checked-out forrest. As a first remark, do you realize
> how incredibly hard it is to find the CVS information to do this? It is
> on none of the pages you expect it to be ("CVS", "Getting involved", ...).

Ah, right, that has to be made more clear.

> Secondly, the reason I wanted to check for a new version, was that I
> was curious if any progress was made on the generation of a
> whole-site pdf. And  lo and behold, I found out that setting
> project.start-uri=site.html in did the trick. And
> it generated the multiple-page site as well. Wouldn't it be a good
> idea to change the default behaviour of Forrest to do this? i.e. if
> project.start-uri is not set, use site.html (instead of index.html,
> as it is now). This might generate a load of "waw!" experiences (it
> did so in my case, anyway).

Very good suggestion! Yes, I think we should have forrest use site.html 
as a starting point, it simply makes sense.

Hmmm, wait... the problem though is that we do not require that all 
users use site.xml... :-|

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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