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From "Gregor J. Rothfuss" <>
Subject Re: Forrest + Lenya (Re: [PROPOSAL] A CMS for our Docs)
Date Tue, 07 Jun 2005 14:56:00 GMT
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).
> There are a few things to note here:
> Lenya uses tables to do layout of the page (shame on you). As a result 
> you can see the table borders (this is a stylesheet issue).

yeah i know :) will be fixed shortly.

> There are no headings in the page you provide as a demo, so no sections 
> are defined, so no TOC. This has highlighted a bug in our skin that 
> places the TOC horizontal rules in place, even if no TOC is present.

we are having some publishing issues related to jdk 1.5, so the demo is 
kinda lame, i know. hopefully i can soon demo a full fledged site ;)

> The image does not work yet. There are two reasons for this:
> a) it is an absolute URL and we need to rewrite these so that the 
> locationmap will match them
> b) I've not enabled the locationmap for resources yet
> 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.

will do when i get a chance. thorsten? ;)

> 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 :-))

thanks for this, this definitely helps.

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