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From "Gav...." <brightoncomput...@brightontown.com.au>
Subject RE: status of skins and dispatcher for 0.8 release
Date Tue, 02 May 2006 23:13:56 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ross Gardler [mailto:rgardler@apache.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, 3 May 2006 3:47 AM
> To: dev@forrest.apache.org
> Subject: Re: status of skins and dispatcher for 0.8 release
> 
> Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> > El mar, 02-05-2006 a las 20:27 +0100, Ross Gardler escribió:
> >
> >>Ross Gardler wrote:
> >>
> >>>David Crossley wrote:
> >>
> >>...
> >>
> >>
> >>>>I made a start today with a new document called:
> >>>>"Status of Themes: Skins and Dispatcher" ...
> >>>>http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs?rev=398810&view=rev
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>It's down at the moment - will look later.
> >>
> >>It looks good to me. I think it has the right balance. We may want to
> >>create a matrix showing what is supported in the dispatcher and what is
> >>not supported. For example, one cannot generate PDF's with a dispatcher
> >>enabled site.
> >
> >
> > That is not true. Why do you think so?
> >
> > It is not possible to generate PDF in the dispatcher out of *xhtml2*
> > (like in general).
> 
> I thought this because of [1]. Re-reading alongside your comment above I
> see I may have misunderstood.
> 
> I see now that you say that PDF generation does ot work because the
> sample is an XHTML2 source file and we need XHTML2-to-FO, OK that is
> fine and is not a dispatcher issue but is part of the move to XHTML2.
> 
> Can you confirm that if I use XDoc as a source in a dispatcher enabled
> site I will still be able to generate PDF?

I can confirm it, PDFs work fine.

> 
> Are the broken links in the issue I reported [1] still a problem? That
> issue was closed but I never saw any commits to resolve it.

For that xhtml2_subset file yes still broken. Bit I don't think it an Issue
yet since xhtml2 is not yet being worked on.

Gav...

> 
> Ross
> 
> [1] http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-863
> 
> 
> 
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