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From Dave Brondsema <d...@brondsema.net>
Subject Re: plugin for DITA
Date Sat, 04 Dec 2004 16:30:05 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> scott hutinger wrote:
>> It will take a bit to figure it all out, as it goes from a strange 
>> .dtd to other items.  Is this all going through the pipeline, or would 
>> it be multiple plugins.
> 
> 
> I couldn't be certain without knowing more about DITA, but I'll give the 
> generic answer:
> 
> I have heard of DITA once before. In that thread it was mentioned that 
> there are a set of DITA to HTML XLST stylesheets. It would, probably, be 
> best to leverage those and not convert to Forrests xdoc format.
> 
> I would *guess* you need to:
> 
> DITA --> HTML --> XDoc --> Forrest site
>      /\        /\       /\
>      1         2        3
> 
> 1 would be the DITA XSLT's
> 
> 2 would be the .xsl
> 
> 3 is the normal Forrest stuff
> 
> 1 & 2 would be your DITA input plugin.
> 

2 is part of forrest core so the DITA input plugin should only do 1.  Right?


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