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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Gump work-in-progress (CleanUp branch)
Date Thu, 17 Jun 2004 17:27:23 GMT
Adam R. B. Jack wrote:

> At the same time the Forrest folk divided to do some major (copyless) work,
> and they removed the ability to pass work/site location parameters to the
> batch file. Gump used these. 

They will be back somehow, don't worry :-)

> Since I've not managed to install Forrest into
> TomCat (when I once tried it failed, and the Forrest guys were too busy w/
> "copyless" to fix it), I started to feel the same pain as others. I finally
> decided I could cope no longer with the *effectively mandatory* Forrest
> dependency for Gump. The inability for Gump to generate pages w/o Forrest
> was too much. As it now stands Gump's page generator can now generate XHTML
> or XDOCS. The XHTML isn't pretty, but with a little CSS it is perfectly
> adequate [and we get colours again, as it looks w/ might w/ Forrest also].

Forrest can use html instead of xdocs to generate the site. This way we 
could have a single generation system.

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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