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From Dave Brondsema <>
Subject Re: Forrest page Rendering / file Processing Order
Date Thu, 18 Nov 2004 03:26:45 GMT
Clay Leeds wrote:
> Is there a mechanism which determines the order files are processed when 
> /forrest/ is run? It does not appear to run alphabetically. In fact, 
> when I run it, I can't figure out how the rendering order is determined.
> I suspect it's based on linkmap.html, but that doesn't appear to be the 
> case either. But the first items rendered/processed by Forrest don't 
> appear to be at the beginning or the end of linkmap.html.
> Web Maestro Clay

Forrest relies on Cocoon for this;  Cocoon's CLI does the traversal, 
starting at linkmap.html.  My guess is that it is not predictable (using 
a hashmap or something), but you can poke around in the java files if 
you want.  See the files in 

Why, though?  Does it matter?

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