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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject Re: glossary of terminology (Was: Views)
Date Tue, 06 Dec 2005 10:13:16 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> 
>> Paul Bolger wrote:
>>
>>>>> [views: naming]  I'm confused! Themer, v2, structurer, views,
>>>>> dispatcher  - are these all the same thing?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Already answered. ;-) Themer and Structurer are integrated 
>>>> components of
>>>> the dispatcher. The first prototype implementation was called views,
>>>> followed by the current version v2.
>>>
>>>
>>> I'd volunteer to write up the functions and definitions of the various
>>> components, but I still don't understand. If we were to have a 'views
>>> glossary' section do you think it should be a new doc, or stuck on the
>>> end of one on the existing ones, howto-structurer-dsl, for instance?
>>
>>
>>
>> I reckon that we should have a new doc which is
>> a glossary of all terms, including the "Dispatcher"
>> terminology.
> 
> 
> +1
> 
>> How should we do that? Perhaps a normal doc with a
>> separate section for each term, with a nice section Id
>> to enable easy linking and reference.
> 
> 
> I created a glossary DTD some time ago. I used it to create a glossary 
> and created some scripts to create automated linking. It allows for 
> multiple definitions, links to more info, citations, abreviations etc.
> 
> Of course I also created a stylesheet to convert to XDoc.
> 
> Are we interested? If so I could knock up a quick input plugin for this 
> (not sure when I'll get time, but should be within a week or so, in the 
> meantime I'll put the DTD's, stylesheets etc. in an issue so someone 
> else can do it if they have time.


Just in case you missed all the JIRA mails ;-) - see [1]

Incidentally, I also have similar files for citations, the output looks 
like [2] - do we want that code in Jira too?

Ross

[1] http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-755
[2] http://www.gardler.org/teaching/references.html

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