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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: SVG with Forrest?
Date Wed, 14 Jan 2004 16:44:48 GMT
Daniel Smith wrote:

> Hi all.
> I just thought that this might be a good chance for me to ask a 
> question, if you don't mind?

Anytime :-)

> I'm just trying to (finally) learn Cocoon, just having accomplished the 
> install yesterday, but I've been lurking this list for a long while, 
> trying to understand when I can. But when you are talking about Forrest 
> being used for, for example:
>> document|faq|howto -----> xhtml -----> html|pdf|wml|xhtml 1.0
>> wiki
>> xhtml ------------------> xhtml -----> html|pdf|wml|xhtml 1.0,
> my question is, because I am interested in trying to do work with Cocoon 
> and SVG, is it possible to use Forrest with SVG as of now? 


> Can anyone 
> tell me that, please? Any help or pointers would be greatly appreciated.

Well, ATM it's possible to to do:

  image.svg -----> image.png
  image.svg -----> image.svg
(in skins)
  skinconf.xml -----> image.svg.xslt -----> image.png

Are you thinking of doing:

  source formats ------> documentDTD -----> SVG


Currently, with the existing preconfigured Forrest it's not possible, 
but it's easy to add.

Could you please explain a bit your usecase? If we have that, it could 
be really easy to add the functionality in the internals to be of use to 

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

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