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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: status of "views" development (Was: svn commit: r292072)
Date Tue, 04 Oct 2005 06:42:06 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> So i am going to try to summarise so that we can
> continue to work in Thorsten's absence..
> The views development is now in two new plugins:
> * internal.structurer (which was copied from internal.view)
> * output.themes (which was copied from output.viewHelper.xhtml)


Although Thorsten has asked us not to do anything with respect to the 
Locationmap, which makes things kind of difficult. He's on IRC right 
now, I'm going to address this with him and see where we can get to.

> The plugin is still relevant to
> get a list of contracts.


> Development of the old plugins has now ceased. The last
> working version was SVN revision r292708.


> Documentation will need to be changed.

Actually this has to happen with respect to the old views as well as the 
two are way out of sync. Probably not worth it though

> -David
>>Author: thorsten
>>Date: Tue Sep 27 16:59:14 2005
>>New Revision: 292072
>>Added two new plugins for 
>>refactoring views into the core:
>>- structurer
>>- themes
>>Recent changes to views with using jxtg as core component
>>made the old view plugins unusable (FOR-675) 
>>which can not longer stay like this. 
>>I recommend to rollback:
>>- org.apache.forrest.plugin.internal.view
>>- org.apache.forrest.plugin.output.viewHelper.xhtml
>>to revision -r280939 and then commit them back as views head. 
>>The changes not related to jx could be readded via patches from svn log.
>>This will solve FOR-678 for old views plugin and use the new plugins 
>>to incoperate forrest:views into the core. 
>>The new plugins will still suffer from FOR-678! 
>>[snip copied files]

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