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From Thorsten Scherler <thors...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Forrest-core (Re: mini-forrest)
Date Tue, 07 Dec 2004 09:50:21 GMT
El lun, 06-12-2004 a las 21:30, Ross Gardler escribió:
> Dave Brondsema wrote:
> > Quoting Ross Gardler <rgardler@apache.org>:
> > 
> > 
> >>Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> >>
> >>>El dom, 05-12-2004 a las 16:07, Ross Gardler escribió: 
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>Sylvain Wallez wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>>David Crossley wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>We could upgrade the cocoon xdocs to use these new DTDs because
during 
> >>>>>>Cocoon's 'build docs' it calls Forrest to do the work.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>However, when running Cocoon as as a webapp and using the live

> >>>>>>documentation localhost:8888/docs/ you would notice that it uses
old 
> >>>>>>stylesheets that are dependent on the old DTDs. Stuck ...
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Ah damn, I missed that point :-(
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Mmmh... can't Cocoon embed a "mini-Forrest" for this local publishing

> >>>>>(with the appropriate warnings that it's not the full Forrest) just
like 
> >>>>>it embeds a "mini-Jetty"?
> >>>>
> >>>>As more and more functionality gets moved into plugins proper this will

> >>>>become a possability. If someone were to create such a "mini-forrest"
we 
> >>>>could use this as a starting point for the fully plugin-ised Forrest.

> >>>>Basically we could have a branch for this mimi-forrest and as we move

> >>>>plugins out of core into plugins in that branch.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>+ 1
> >>>
> > 
> > 
> > -1
> > 
> > I think the end result of a really small core and plugins for the capabilities 
> > is good, but this should be an iterative, gradual approach.  Lets continue to 
> > pull out input and output formats into plugins one at a time.
> > 
> > Even if someone has the desire and time to fork a "mini-forrest" (which I doubt

> > they do), a non-gradual change will hurt the ability of other developers to 
> > follow along and help.
> 
> I have no problem with that argument.

Me neither because it will come to the same result a mini-core. ;-)
-- 
thorsten

"Together we stand, divided we fall!" 
Hey you (Pink Floyd)


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