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From Juan Jose Pablos <che...@che-che.com>
Subject Re: [PLAN] Move to XHTML2 in V0.7
Date Tue, 13 Jan 2004 15:17:19 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> 
> This is a summary thread of the intention of the Forrest team to change 
> the base document format from DocumentDTD to the relevant parts of XHTML2:
> 
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml2
> 
> Here is an old but still valid summary of what the change involves in 
> the tags:
> 
>   http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=forrest-dev&m=102909917505608&w=2
> 
> Also see the recent thread "Documentv20 --> XHTML" for the latest 
> discussions.
> 
>                           - = -
> 
> What does this mean?
> 
> * the *base* document format will be XHTML2, instead of DocumentDTD.
> * the documents will be validated with RelaxNG as the spec has such a 
> schema.
> 
> I also suggest that we change the format of our skins, so that in 0.7 we 
> can keep both skin formats and switch based on the fact that a skin file 
> exists or not.
> 
> Now we have (for html output):
> 
>  skins/skinname/xslt/html/book2menu.xsl
>                          /document2html.xsl
>                          /site2xhtml.xsl
>                          /tab2menu.xsl
> 
> I propose that, as has already been suggested, we change to a single 
> transformation file:
> 
>  skins/skinname/xslt/html/xhtml2-html.xsl
> 
> Rationale:
> 
> * usually book2menu.xml and tab2menu.xsl are minimal
> * the path transformations done with stylesheets can be done
>   better with a transformer
> * splitting document2html and site2xhtml transformations does
>   not add speed
> * splitting stylesheets can be done with <import>s
> 
> Comments?
> 
+1 Sorry for my delay... I have got 300 messages from forrest to read.. :-9




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