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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r216147 - in /geronimo/site: docs/index.html xdocs/index.xml
Date Thu, 14 Jul 2005 13:48:53 GMT

On Jul 14, 2005, at 9:06 AM, Jacek Laskowski wrote:

> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>> One is the source (.xml) one is the rendered .html.
>> Have you looked at the two files?  There is navigation added  
>> around  the content (index.xml) to produce the page itself  
>> (index.html)
> Well, I was really asking why we have to maintain two files instead  
> of one since the html one is just a product of XSLT processing of  
> the source file - index.xml.

It's not quite XSL, but similar.  And the maintenance is easy.

> I remember a talk about a already-prepared site content so that in  
> case of troubles infra people would check them out and easily  
> populate damaged site content. Is that just for that?

Yes.  Because this way, you are 100% certain that the stuff you  
create on your machine and hopefully look at and play w/ before  
publishing can be published directly from SVN.   Keeps the necessary  
QA to a minimum (i.e. only QA when developing the content, not out in  

If this gets onerous or problematic, we can change.  So far, it's  
just so simple...


Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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