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Subject svn commit: r280449 - /forrest/trunk/whiteboard/plugins/org.apache.forrest.plugin.input.ecs/src/documentation/content/xdocs/index.xml
Date Mon, 12 Sep 2005 23:40:07 GMT
Author: rgardler
Date: Mon Sep 12 16:40:01 2005
New Revision: 280449

add comment regarding live data and about future use of forrest:views


Modified: forrest/trunk/whiteboard/plugins/org.apache.forrest.plugin.input.ecs/src/documentation/content/xdocs/index.xml
--- forrest/trunk/whiteboard/plugins/org.apache.forrest.plugin.input.ecs/src/documentation/content/xdocs/index.xml
+++ forrest/trunk/whiteboard/plugins/org.apache.forrest.plugin.input.ecs/src/documentation/content/xdocs/index.xml
Mon Sep 12 16:40:01 2005
@@ -28,12 +28,13 @@
     <section id="usage">
-      <p>Unfortunately Amazon does not serve content with a doctypue identifier. This
+      <p>Unfortunately Amazon does not serve content with a doctype identifier. This
       makes it impossible for Forrest to work out which transformations need to be 
       applied. Consequently, we need to use a naming convention to inform Forrest
       when a file is a an Amazon file. You can use the Locationmap to hide this
       naming structure from your users. However, in this document and the enclosed
-      samples we will using the requried naming convention.</p>
+      samples we will using the required naming convention directly so that you can
+      see how it works.</p>
       <p>All requests to be processed by this plugin must have an *.ecs.* filename.
       The first wildcard is the requested file, the second is the requested 
@@ -45,7 +46,22 @@
+      <title>Static or Live Data?</title>
+      <p>Using the locationmap it is possible to retrieve live data from Amazon
+      when running Forrest in dynamic mode. However, please be aware of Amazons
+      rules regarding caching of data.</p>
+    </section>
+    <section>
+      <note>Currently this plugin uses the "old fashioned" skinning system
+      of Forrest 0.7 and earlier. However, it will soon be modified to use
+      the brand spanking new "forrest:views" system in 0.8. This will provide 
+      much more control over the layout and use of data within an Amazon page.
+      In the meantime you have full control over the layout of an ECS page using
+      CSS, as described below.</note>
       <p>All elements are enclosed within <code>&lt;div&gt;</code>
       to enable the site designer to control the laout of their page using CSS.
       This table below indicates the names of these section for various parts

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