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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Forrest plugin
Date Thu, 07 Oct 2004 21:22:14 GMT
Dave Brondsema wrote:
> Charles Palmer wrote:
>> Team:
>> Snip:
>>>>> Question. Would this conceivably remove all related
>>>>> files (e.g., the openoffice-writer.xsl file) from the forrest
>>>>> distribution?
>>> Yes, the above linked document explains where they go.
>>>> Then if someone wants to use it, they have to download
>>>>> it separately?
>>> Yes, but don't worry about how we enable that right now, we'll package
>>> it once it is working.
>> Please be careful not to break things that are currently working. If
>> functionality comes out from the base distribution it needs to be 
>> simple and
>> clear to add it back in, seemlessly, for people who are already using the
>> features. Thanks.
>> Charles
> I expect we would ship with some default plugins such as, and the 
> end-user wouldn't be affected.

Ahh, yes, I see I missed the point of this mail originally - trying to 
do too many things at once again.

My current thinking is that there will be a config property that 
describes what plugins a site needs. The default setting for this will 
be all the functionality that is currently in 0.6-dev, but we can change 
the one in forrest-seed to not include any unless activated by the site 

Thus, any existing sites will continue to work whilst new sites will 
take advantage of a leaner Forrest install.


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