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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: Static content
Date Thu, 06 Oct 2005 00:55:25 GMT
Nigel Hardy wrote:
> I have been using 0.7 for a while but have just come up against the need 
> to use static material. On paper I like the changes between 0.6 and 0.7 
> but I find a development problem - perhaps it's me.
> I am using the model of placing pages in src/documentation/content/ 
> because I do not want them skinned. I then loose the ability to use 
> "forrest run" for development (the links are broken - perhaps 
> understandably). More significantly, if I use "forrest site" I get 
> "BROKEN:" reports. These reports are not "true" (since the site is then 
> complete) but they cause the build to fail.
> Is my understanding correct. Are there ways round this?

Have you followed the instructions?

There are also more instructions in a 'forrest seed site'
and its example project sitemap.xmap shows how.
i.e. at:


> (The other model - putting pages in src/documentation/content/xdocs to 
> be skinned - works fine but I have legacy material in xml schemas I 
> don't have, or want to write, input plugins for. Some of it I also 
> specifically do not want skinned).
> Nigel
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> Nigel Hardy     Tel: +44 1970 622 434.
> Dept. Computer Sci,  University of Wales, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DB, UK
> Adran Cyfrifiadureg, Prifysgol Cymru,     Aberystwyth, SY23 3DB, UK

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