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From rgard...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r178319 - /forrest/trunk/site-author/status.xml
Date Tue, 24 May 2005 23:29:36 GMT
Author: rgardler
Date: Tue May 24 16:29:36 2005
New Revision: 178319

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs?rev=178319&view=rev
Log:
added more notes for the release

Modified:
    forrest/trunk/site-author/status.xml

Modified: forrest/trunk/site-author/status.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs/forrest/trunk/site-author/status.xml?rev=178319&r1=178318&r2=178319&view=diff
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--- forrest/trunk/site-author/status.xml (original)
+++ forrest/trunk/site-author/status.xml Tue May 24 16:29:36 2005
@@ -61,10 +61,60 @@
         Forrest can generate static documents, or be used as a
         dynamic server, or be deployed by its automated facility.</p>
         
-        <p>An <link href="http://forrest.apache.org/0.7/docs/upgrading_07.html">upgrade

-        guide</link> is available in the Forrest documentation.</p>
+        <section>
+          <title>Requirements</title>
 
-        <p>Thanks for your interest, from the Apache Forrest community.</p>
+          <p>A Java Runtime Environment (1.4 or higher) installed.
+          This can be obtained from http://java.sun.com/j2se/downloads.html
+          or other places.</p>
+
+          <p>To build from source requires a Java Development Kit (1.4 or higher)</p>
+
+          <p>Apache Ant is not required: Forrest uses its own version of Ant in tools/ant/</p>
+          
+          <p>Apache Cocoon is not required: Forrest uses its own version.</p>
+        </section>
+        
+        <section>
+          <title>Installing Apache Forrest</title>
+
+          <p>The distribution contains all Forrest resources (skins, XSLTs, images,
+          schemas), source code and Forrest's own website documentation.</p>
+
+          <p class="instruction">Copy somewhere permanent, like /usr/local/forrest
or c:\forrest
+          Support for installation on Windows systems into directories containing
+          spaces is very new, please report back on your success or failure.</p>
+
+          <p class="instruction">Set FORREST_HOME environment variable to point to
that top-level directory.</p>
+          
+          <p class="instruction">Add to the system PATH environment variable, i.e.
+          $FORREST_HOME/bin (Unix) or %FORREST_HOME%\bin (Windows)</p>
+        </section>
+        
+        <section>
+          <title>Getting Started</title>
+
+          <p>See the file index.html for the quick start tips.</p>
+        </section>
+        
+        <section>
+          <title>Issue tracking</title>
+
+          <p>If you notice what appears to be a bug, please report it via the
+          <link href="http://issues.cocoondev.org/">Forrest issue tracker</link>.</p>
+
+          <p>Known issues are summarized at:
+          http://forrest.apache.org/0.7/forrest-issues.html
+          (a nice example of RSS syndication).</p>
+        </section>
+        
+        <section>
+          <title>Feedback</title>
+
+          <p>Feedback, feature suggestions, bugs and any other issues can be discussed
on
+          our <link href="http://forrest.apache.org/mail-lists.html">mailing lists</link>.</p>
+        </section>
+        
       </notes>
       
       <action dev="DC" type="add" context="docs">



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