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From Brian M Dube <bd...@apache.org>
Subject Re: XInclude preprocessor - new thread for old topic
Date Fri, 05 Jun 2009 04:37:32 GMT
On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 05:49:57PM +1000, David Crossley wrote:
> Brian M Dube wrote:
> > > 
> > > FOR-1172 - enable validation of the internal xml
> > > 
> > > FOR-1173 - add demonstration of using xml source documents
> > > without declaring a DTD
> > 
> > This looks good. Is the idea to replace the Ant target with pipeline
> > validation?
> 
> I don't know. I like the fact that the intermediate xml
> is not validated, because one can cram all sorts of
> non-xdoc elements into the pipeline. e.g. try doing
> localhost:8888/samples-b/embedded_html.validation.xml
> 
> Perhaps we could find a way to exclude certain documents from
> validation (or from the final report).
> 
> I wonder how such validation could operate.
> 
> When we do 'forrest site' it provides Cocoon a "start-uri"
> to commence from. Cocoon appends any other new URIs that it
> finds during its crawl. It generates the *.html files, etc.
> 
> Perhaps we can also get it to generate a "*.validation.xml"
> for each URI too. Then after Cocoon finishes, an Ant target
> might post-process all such files and summarise them into
> one large report. Then tidy up to remove all those files,
> because we don't want them to be deployed as part of the site.
> 
> Do you have some ideas?

I don't, yet. I'm looking through Cocoon 3 right now; maybe something
there will align nicely with this approach.

Brian

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