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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Example of packaging learning objects (Re: [RT] Right side navigation)
Date Mon, 02 Aug 2004 14:39:35 GMT
Clay Leeds wrote:

> On Aug 2, 2004, at 4:52 AM, Ross Gardler wrote:
>> It is work in progress and still has a few bugs (mainly links that 
>> need translating in the conversion to a Content Package).
>> You can get the idea by looking at 
>> (which is a normal Forrest site) and then at the same content as a 
>> Learning Object and imported into ATutor ( 
>> - log in as apache/apache and select the SAAFE-D Import course)
>> I've mentioned a few times before that this work is creating a 
>> graphical editor for Forrest sites. I will propose this work for 
>> inclusion at Forrest, but don't have the time to package it properly 
>> right now - but as you see from recent commits, I have started to 
>> bring stuff across.
>> Ross
> Very nice! Clean, configurable! I'm really looking forward to playing 
> with this more.

Yes, packaging as an industry standard Content Package enables Forrest 
generated content to be used in a huge number of publishing engines and 
therefore to leverage all the functionality of that engine.

> I realize this is a work in progress, but one thing I noticed on the 
> slides (on, is that the [-a] & [+a] 
> affect the NAV links at the top. Unfortunately, because the font-size 
> for NAV starts off small, the NAV quickly becomes unreadable. You may 
> want to freeze the font-size for NAV elements.

You are correct, thanks.


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