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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [jira] Updated: (FOR-639) define terminology for the various aspects of Dispatcher
Date Thu, 06 Apr 2006 02:39:32 GMT
Gav.... wrote:
> Hi All, 
> 
> There is progress on this. We have two directions to go in here.
> 
> As stated by David :
> 
> <quote>
> One really good idea was to create the new Glossary plugin
> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-755
> and use that.
> 
> Failing that, i reckon just use an ordinary document
> with concise definitions that link to examples in
> the other documents.
> 
> However it gets done is good.
> </quote>
> 
> So we have:
> 
> 1. Deploy Glossary Plugin to main Forrest Site so we can create a Glossary
> File to put the terminology. However this is in Whiteboard and now involves
> :-
> 
> <quote=Ross>
> Yes, it should be in whiteboard until:
> 
> a) it works fully
> b) it is documented
> c) it has community support
> </quote>

I reckon that it is okay to use plugins that are
in the whiteboard. In fact we need to do that so
that we can find any shortcomings, finalise them,
and get them out of the whiteboard.

We would need to deploy the plugin to the download site.
We already have others, e.g. f.a.o.plugin.input.Daisy

I am going to go ahead and do that, and will be happy
to revert it if people disagree.

> 2. Write terminology to a howto-dispatcher-terminology.xml file.
> 
> I have started work on both types of file, just need to now input the actual
> terminology descriptions.

Why do we need a Howto? My suggestion was intended
to just create a plain document with a <ul> list
or simple table until we got the "glossary" plugin
working then transfer the content.

> So, what is needed now to get Option 1 under way ?
> 
> I'll send a patch for Option 2 when done.

Still send it if you think that both are needed.

-David

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