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From "Gav...." <brightoncomput...@brightontown.com.au>
Subject RE: Forrest and CMS
Date Tue, 11 Apr 2006 10:20:32 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thorsten Scherler [mailto:thorsten@apache.org]
> Sent: Monday, 10 April 2006 10:35 PM
> To: brightoncomputers@brightontown.com.au
> Cc: user@forrest.apache.org
> Subject: RE: Forrest and CMS
> 
> El lun, 10-04-2006 a las 21:38 +0800, Gav.... escribió:
> >
> > > -----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.
> 
> jeje, you like the challenge. ;) Please be aware that 1.5 is not
> probably support ATM and you may run pretty soon into problems.
> 
> > I deployed the lenya plugin and have the docu working.
> 
> You mean doco. ;)

Yes I did, but check your default DOCO Index page, it says "docu(united
forrest/lenya) and then ... 'Welcome to docu' .

> 
> >
> > Excuse me for being stupid, but, what are your current objectives and
> > current needs?
> 
> You mean me or Brain?

I meant you (or your Brain :) ). 

I also meant now that I have it running, what's next ?

Cheers

Gav...

> 
> > Gav...
> 
> Good on ya mate, nice seeing you as well on lenya.
> 
> salu2
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