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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: New project sitemap system
Date Thu, 02 Sep 2004 19:41:14 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:

> If a project has a sitemap.xmap file in it's documentation dir, it gets 
> mounted automatically by Forrest and it becomes part of the processing: 
> it's a preprocessing step, and it's the first one to handle the request. 
> Because of this it can serve any file directly instead of Forrest: if it 
> doesn't want to serve a file, it can simply not match the URL and 
> Forrest will take care of it as usual.
> The cool thing is that if that pipeline serves an xml representation, 
> Forrest will provide a skinned version of it.
> So if the project sitemap matches test.xml, and serves a correct 
> documentDTD file, then the user will see test.html fully rendered by 
> Forrest.

Fantastic!!! This is superb. You did it again Nicola Ken - thank you.

(errr... not actually tried it yet, but I will, very soon, as I have a 
heavily customised version of Forrest in my own project)


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