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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Summary] Recent proposals around v2
Date Wed, 23 Nov 2005 21:24:19 GMT
Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> Gav.... escribi??:
> > Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> > [ snip ]
> >
> > | b) Till now we assumed that all hooks go
> > | into /html/body but this need to be more flexible. I propose to add a
> > | new attribute @hooksXpath to the forrest:view. I propose this attribute
> > | @hooksXpath as required.
> > |
> > | <forrest:view type="html" hooksXpath="/html/body">
> > | <forrest:hook name="htmlBodyHook"/>
> > | </forrest:view>
> > |
> > | that will be transformed into
> > | <html>
> > | <body>
> > |  <forrest:hook name="htmlBodyHook"/>
> > | </body>
> > | </html>
> > |
> > | c) We need another attribute in hooks @element which would not create
> > | a div but the value of @element:
> > | <forrest:hook element="html">
> > | <forrest:hook element="body">
> > |  <forrest:hook name="htmlBodyHook"/>
> > | </forrest:hook>
> > | </forrest:hook>
> > |
> > | that will be transformed into
> > | <html>
> > |  <body>
> > |   <forrest:hook name="htmlBodyHook"/>
> > |  </body>
> > | </html>
> > 
> > b) and c) above both transform to the same output ?
> 
> Yes, but note the different markup to archive it.

I reckon that Thorsten meant "to achieve it".

> > I think I need a walkthrough. Like others perhaps I have been both very busy
> > (had to leave Forrest Friday before I even got started, sorry) and also just
> > 'watching' progress until I begin to understand it.
> > 
> > I need to learn again by doing, I have been gleaning www.xml.com and going 
> > back to
> > basics with xsl and pipelines as I have been fumbling my way through so far.
> > 
> > Could you possibly, if you ever get the time, walk through for me how to add 
> > an xhtml2
> > coded page to a v2 site. (or an xml) and what happens along the way.
> 
> Please start with 
> http://forrest.apache.org/docs_0_80/howto/howto-structurer-install.html
> http://forrest.apache.org/docs_0_80/howto/howto-structurer-dsl.html
> http://forrest.apache.org/docs_0_80/howto/howto-structurer-contracts.html
> 
> NOTE: this instruction do *NOT* contain the recent changes (as in this
> summary) till the transformer is in svn and official part of forrest.
> 
> Sure I will help you walking through to add whatever to v2 if you read
> above howtos and can ask some specific questions regarding the process.
> 
> Thanks Gav for your feedback, that helps a lot to discover points that
> are not clear.

There is also the document (under development) in
site-author/content/xdocs/TR/2005/ that explains
terminology and overall goals.

-David

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