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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 16:37:51 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:

> Juan Jose Pablos wrote:
>
>> Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
>>
>>> 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
>
>
> I'm in a similar position, and am also +1.
>
> I'd also like to see the removal of tabs.xml in version 0.7. However, 
> since there is a dependency between site.xml and tabs.xml this is no 
> small job. Perhaps the first stage is to dynamically create tabs.xml 
> from site.xml, later (0.8?) we can remove the dependencies.
>
> Any problems with this?
>
> Ross

I am happy to move all to 0.6, what are we going to offer anyway?



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