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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Focus of org.apache.forrest.plugin.internal.xhtml2
Date Mon, 18 Feb 2008 09:58:01 GMT
Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-02-18 at 08:57 +0000, Ross Gardler wrote:
>> Thorsten Scherler wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2008-02-15 at 13:49 +0100, Thorsten Scherler wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> what is the focus/status of 
>>>> org.apache.forrest.plugin.internal.xhtml2?
>>> In the XDocs plugin we do *-to-xhtml2 in the xhtml2 plugin I can find
>>> xhtml2-to-html.
>>> Does it makes sense to have as well xhtml2-to-document?
>> These plugins were the start of a migration to an XHTML2 subset as 
>> internal format. The XDoc plugin was intended to convert from legacy 
>> formats to XHTML2 and the XHTML2 internal was the experimental 
>> replacement of XDoc on the inside.
>> XHTML2-to-document would only make sense if we have input content in 
>> XHTML2 format.
> Actually the xdocs plugin is producing xhtml2, meaning using the
> combination would do the trick.
> That raises another question wouldn't we need to update all plugins to
> use xhtml2 as input instead of xdocs?

Yes we would. That's one of the main reasons that the XHTML2 move has 
never actually happened, it's a very big job.


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