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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: Forrest-core (Re: mini-forrest (was Re: Recommended DTD version?))
Date Tue, 07 Dec 2004 23:04:57 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:

> Sylvain Wallez wrote:
>> Thorsten Scherler wrote:
>> <snip/>
>>> In the light of cocoon writing a new core, maybe we should think about
>>> integrating cocoon smoother into forrest. Over in lenya there is a
>>> recent thread about cocoon versions. That made me think about how 
>>> can we
>>> keep everything as small as possible. I mean something like including
>>> cocoon via svn:external.
>> Sorry for the newbie question: what is "svn:external"?
> I've never used it so am not 100% sure of its uses but from 
> I 
> gather "The svn:externals property contains instructions for 
> Subversion to populate a versioned directory with one or more other 
> checked-out Subversion working copies."
> In other words, do a checkout of project A and automatically get 
> relevant content from project B as well.
> More info at

Wow, impressive feature! It's a kind of live link to a remote repository.

Thanks for the info.


Sylvain Wallez                                  Anyware Technologies 
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