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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Selective PDF
Date Tue, 16 Nov 2004 09:23:12 GMT
Sean Wheller wrote:
> On Monday 15 November 2004 07:04, Dave Brondsema wrote:
>>Configuration for wholesite.html/pdf also comes from site.xml  I don't
>>think we want to clutter this, especially because certain plugins could
>>provide the site.xml in their own way.  And don't forget about book.xml
>>which is a per-directory menu (and actually it is intermediately
>>generated from site.xml).
> Clutter? Why worry about clutter when you're adding a very useful feature?
> As for book.xml this should become removed and integrated into site.xml.

Yes and no. It's an old thing that should be removed. On the other hand 
having sub-site.xmls is a feature that is requested.

> As for tabs.xml I think it should also be in site.xml

I tend to agree; current placement is just legacy. (oh gosh, another 
thread! ;-)

> Bring site structure to one place, make it simple.
> Obviate the need for a content space such as xdocs. Let files be anywhere. 
> Forrest should be like a vacuum cleaner with many suction points. Just let 
> Forrest know where files are and "slurp" it will bring them in.
> Content can therefor reside on any host, be accessed and integrated into the 
> site.

This is already somewhat decided.
The problem are RAW files (@see the other thread).

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

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