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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Enabling/Disabling Section Titles In Menu
Date Wed, 21 Apr 2004 06:25:12 GMT
Brian S. Hayes wrote:

> Proposal: Add support to the skin configuration (skinconf.xml) for enabling
> or disabling section titles in menus.
> Discussion:
> The krysalis-site skin will put a page's section titles with corresponding
> links in the menu. See the Krysalis website (http://
> for examples.   The forrest-site skin places the
> section titles in a bullet list under the header title. It would be nice if
> this feature (section titles in the menu) could be disabled or enabled from
> the skin configuration.  Thus, XSLT changes to site2xhtml.xsl could be
> avoided for the casual user.
> There have been related discussion about sub-menus before on the Forrest-dev
> mailing list:
> . new skins with collapsible menus (starting Thu, 31 Jul 2003)
> . Menu questions (starting Thu, 31 Jul 2003) 
> I have already implemented this feature in a modified krysalis-site and
> would be happy to contribute the changes to the Forrest effort.
> I have only begun to think about what this proposal might mean to the other
> skins.  For example, should there be a skin configuration for having a
> bulleted list of section titles under the header title (as with the
> forrest-skin)? 

The new krysalis-site and tigris-style skins now have the ability to 
decide where to put the page summary.
See if the latest HEAD is in line with your needs. If not, we'd be happy 
to integrate your modifications :-)

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

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