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From Juan Jose Pablos <>
Subject Re: [Proposal] HTML as base Forrest format
Date Mon, 03 Jan 2005 21:16:51 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:

> I would propose that we clearly state that HTML is the preferred 
> source format for Forrest sites, and remove xdocs from the site template.
> This seems a bit backwards with the XHTML2 stuff, but I don't think so.
I am on -1 on this. Forrest is about XML, if you want to use html as 
source that is fine. But suggesting people to use html is backwards...

> The important thing is that (X)HTML(1|2) is used as a source format, 
> so that many editors can be used and impedence on Forrest usage is 
> minimized. The internals of Forrest are not generally known by users.
fine, but can we use xhtml editors instead?

> This can also make it easier for us to do a step towards XHTML2, as we 
> will need to put in the HTML handling the same things that will go in 
> the 2 version.
That HTML should be deprecated in favor of xhtml and this move is not 
helping a bit.

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