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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Forrestdoc and Maven JXR
Date Tue, 11 Sep 2007 02:51:39 GMT
Note for the archives: Discussion continued at:
 Re: [Proposal] decide the future of forrestdoc
 http://marc.info/?t=118413398900001

-David

Vincent Siveton wrote:
> Hi guys,
> 
> Thanks for your replies.
> 
> I created a new JXR issue for this thread.
> http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/JXR-54
> 
> You could see that I created a Maven Forrestdoc Plugin to handle the
> Forrestdoc tool.
> Actually, Forrestdoc has several limitations like the hardcoded bottom
> and the fact that it is not possible to aggregate several Maven
> projects.
> 
> Your feedback are of course welcome.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Vincent
> 
> Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> >Gav.... wrote:
> >> From: Vincent Siveton
> >> >
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> > The Maven Team want to start a discussion about Forrestdoc and JXR
> >> > projects.
> >> >
> >> > Background:
> >> > Forrestdoc [1]: Forrestdoc is a Javadoc/Source code/Documentation
> >> > management system.
> >> > JXR [2]: JXR is a source cross reference generator.
> >> >
> >> > It sounds that these projects are very similar.
> >>
> >> I believe both originated from the same code at Alexandria.
> >
> >http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-820 has a nice link
> >http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=forrest-dev&m=114082527806288
> >
> >Yes both are using Alexandria and working together seems to be a topic
> >before as well.
> >
> >> > What is the status of Forrestdoc? Any release available? Could we join
> >> > our efforts?
> >
> >You are always welcome to join. A release does not exists ATM and like
> >Gavin said it had not much attention over the last years.
> >
> >I had a quick look on the example and the code. Seems to be pretty
> >useful. Not sure how much time I will find (and when) to have a closer
> >look but working together on it could really speed things up.

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