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From "Gav...." <brightoncomput...@brightontown.com.au>
Subject RE: Forrest and CMS
Date Mon, 10 Apr 2006 13:38:31 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thorsten Scherler [mailto:thorsten@apache.org]
> Sent: Sunday, 9 April 2006 6:12 PM
> To: user@forrest.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Forrest and CMS
> 
> El vie, 07-04-2006 a las 21:11 -0500, Brian M Dube escribió:
> > For those that use a CMS framework to manage a Forrest site, do you edit
> > the generated files or the source files with the CMS application?
> 
> The source, otherwise you would need html as input format for forrest.
> Possible but not that nice.
> 
> >
> > I like that with Forrest I can work with source files that are marked up
> > structurally and I don't have to dig through presentational markup to
> > find what I need to edit. Do I lose this if I add, say, Lenya to the
> > equation?
> 
> no
> 
> >
> > I remember discussion of a Lenya plugin for Forrest. Or was it the other
> > way around? How does that situation look regarding my first question
> > above? I'm interested to hear how people use Forrest with a CMS, such as
> > Lenya or Daisy.
> 
> I am more then glad to point you to
> http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/lenya/sandbox/doco/
> where we started to have lenya and forrest working side by side. Me and
> David Crossley are the only ones that have committed so far, so do
> not expect a big thing yet, but like always help welcome. ;)
> 
> There is a README.txt file that should you get started. The idea is to
> manage the content in lenya and render it with forrest (as two different
> pairs of shoes). We distinguish between
> - CMS and
> - Render
> mode.
> 
> Actually I do not use the forrest lenya plugin in this work (DOCO) since
> I found a "better" way to connect them with the dispatcher. The lenya
> plugin here on forrest is IMO the step in the wrong direction. I think
> one should add forrest specific support to lenya (with usecases) and use
> the dispatcher to connect forrest to the lenya content.
> 
> DOCO is heavy dev stuff (therefore in the sandbox/whiteboard of forrest
> and lenya) but testing is always helping, but beware I am the only one
> ATM to play around with it/giving support.

I do not have a use-case, but am interested in it anyway. 
I have finally installed and got working lenya 1.4 using Java 1.5.
I deployed the lenya plugin and have the docu working.

Excuse me for being stupid, but, what are your current objectives and
current needs? 

Gav...

> 
> To have a real use case (maybe yours ;) would help, so just have a
> look.
> 
> salu2
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> thorsten
> 
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> Hey you (Pink Floyd)
> 
> 
> 
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