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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Copyless branch ready for testing
Date Wed, 28 Apr 2004 07:22:04 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
>>The "copyless" branch is ready for testing folks :-)
> Thanks for doing this - it is an excellent step forward.

And boy, does it make it easier to fix bugs!

>>Let me know how the test goes. There will surely be things to fix, let's 
>>get these bugs out! :-)
> I tried 'forrest run' and 'forrest' on Forrest's own docs
> and tried 'forest seed site'. All seems okay on my Linux.
> Not yet tried on a complex site like Cocoon or Xml-Commons.
> I saw some warnings about directory not found for
> src/documentation/skins/common etc.

Hmmm, could you please post them here?

> The 'forrest validate-xdocs' does not work. Adding -v shows
> that it cannot find the resolver library - not sure why.

Ok, will check it and clean up all the validation stuff.

>>I'd like to clean up many things that are there yet, but there are not 
>>relevant to this branch, so when this will get merged back I will 
>>eventually branch again to do them. Let's get this working, first.
> What does "working" mean?

I meant let's iron all the evident bugs out of this branch before 
merging, and then we can rebranch for a "cleaning" of the codebase, as 
we can use some refactoring in our codebase (ant scripts, java classes, 

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

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