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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r279511 - /forrest/trunk/whiteboard/plugins/org.apache.forrest.plugin.internal.xhtml2/resources/stylesheets/xhtml2_to_html.xsl
Date Fri, 09 Sep 2005 15:28:44 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Tim Williams wrote:
>>Ross Gardler wrote:
>>>Why do you want the output to look like document2html output and then be
>>>passed into the existing pipelines?
>>Because that's how views work right now.  I didn't have this grand
>>redesign scheme in my mind at the time.  I thought we were getting
>>XHTML2 to work with the current views and replacing the **body-*.html
>>aggregation "part" in the **page pipeline with an xthml2tohtml
>>equivalent was how I did it.
>>>Don't we just want XHTML2 -> output plugin = desired output
>>That's what it is, but views operate on html structured like the
>>output of document2html.  I wasn't redesigning views, just getting
>>xhtml2 to work with them.
> Now i see. Tim is aiming to do the work in stages.
> Get part of the XHTML2 working with the existing views
> and skinning.
> Others are leaving the existing skins and views systems
> in place to continue operating as they do, while building
> a parallel plugin (plugins) that do XHTML2 all the way
> through.
> Is that where the mismatch is occuring?

Certainly, that is the case with this commit. I'm not sure if this is a 
good approach or not, only experimentation will show. So, please Tim, 
don't delete your local changes. We are still asking questions and 
learning from one anothers experiments.


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