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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Include mechanism for forrest...
Date Sat, 15 Oct 2005 19:52:50 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> Erik Brakkee wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have made a simple extension to Forrest for including files. It is 
>> based on the existing xinclude support in Forrest but is
>> a bit more user friendly. Detailed motiviation and instructions can be 
>> found at
>> Right now it is implemented through the project sitemap.xmap file, but 
>> perhaps an include mechanism like this could be provided
>> by a future version of forrest out of the box.
> I don't actually see the need for this, your justification for using 
> this instead of XInclude is:
> 1  Adding XInclude elements to your document breaks the DTD so that you 
> can no longer validate your documents.


> Let me address each point:
> 1) Since the XInclude elements are in a different namespace you can 
> still validate your documents

Ermmm.. obvioulsy that should read that it can be validated if we allow 
the XInclude elements and namespace in our DTD.

Pehaps we should consider making this change in our DTD, what do people 


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