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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Forrest + Lenya (Re: [PROPOSAL] A CMS for our Docs)
Date Wed, 08 Jun 2005 06:56:23 GMT
Gregor J. Rothfuss wrote:
> Ross Gardler wrote:
>> OK, along the same theme of quick hacks I've put a simple demo 
>> together for you. To see it you need to checkout the 
>> locationmap_branch of Forrest. Seed a fresh site, do "forrest run" and 
>> look at the locaitonmap sample (last item in the samples menu).
> cool, seems to work fine:
>> There are a few things to note here:
>> For a) you could have a look at the Daisy plugin (in the whiteboard of 
>> the locationmap branch). This provides pre and post filters to 
>> documents retrieved from daisy for doing things like URL rewriting and 
>> adding additional content (such as a disclaimer that the content is 
>> from a remote site, a license, a link back to the edit page for the 
>> document, that kind of thing). I suspect that the way I am doing this 
>> stuff will change when I find the time to get to grips with views.
>> Although a long way from perfect I hope this is enough to illustrate 
>> how to do the integration (see I told you it was easy with the 
>> locationmap :-))
> so initially, people could write documents in lenya, publish them, and 
> then head over to forrest(bot?) to slurp all these pages in? the precise 
> workflow will of course have to be worked out.


With a longer term goal of having Lenya writing to SVN so that we can 
also work offline in our preferred editing tools.


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