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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject Re: forrest:views and xhtml2
Date Fri, 09 Sep 2005 07:56:29 GMT
Tim Williams wrote:
> On 9/8/05, Thorsten Scherler <thorsten@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>>Hi all,
>>why are we using views in the xhtml2 plugin?
> 
> 
> This seems like an odd question.  

Hmmm... yes, it is..

> Because views are an integral part
> of the TR?   The plugin has turned into a next-gen forrest complete w/
> new internal structure, refined views, integral locationmap usage, and
> streamlined sitemap.

My take is similar.

Views are to go into core as soon as they are mature enough.

XHTML2 work requires a rewrite of a large proposrtion of core.

Skins are to be deprecated when views go into core.

Doing the XHTML2 work in skins would be wasted effort.

Therefore we use views.

> Why do you ask?

Yes, please Thorsten, why do you ask, have you spotted something wrong 
with the approach?

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