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From Glen Stampoultzis <gst...@iinet.net.au>
Subject Re: new forrest live site
Date Thu, 17 Jul 2003 13:03:24 GMT

What dependency?  We use forrest 0.4 to build the site no further work 
required.

-- Glen

At 10:35 PM 17/07/2003, you wrote:
>Man this drives me nuts.  That¹s why I didn't want to use forrest.  Lessons
>learned from Centipede: the more dependencies your build has the more often
>it breaks.  $20 says they never really make it to 1.0.
>
>You wonder why I constantly ask "do we need this dependency" when someone
>tries it?  Because its a PAIN IN THE BUTT to manage dependencies.  Every
>dependency adds a brittle link.  I like POI to stay simple and layer the
>dependencies on top of it rather than under it.
>
>-Andy
>
>On 7/17/03 8:34 AM, "Tetsuya Kitahata" <tetsuya@apache.org> wrote:
>
> >
> > Forwarded by Tetsuya Kitahata <tetsuya.kitahata@nifty.com>
> > ----------------------- Original Message -----------------------
> > From:    Jeff Turner <jefft@apache.org>
> > To:      forrest-dev@xml.apache.org
> > Date:    Thu, 17 Jul 2003 22:29:36 +1000
> > Subject: Re: new forrest live site
> > ----
> >
> > On Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 11:33:12PM +0900, Tetsuya Kitahata wrote:
> > ....
> >> By the way, how can we (jakarta-poi) set up the forrestbot?  we are
> >> doing the update manually:  it is waste of time, needless to say
> >
> > I will, but some changes will be needed first, to get POI building with
> > out-the-box Forrest.  Currently, building with Forrest 0.4 gives:
> >
> > validate-xdocs:
> > 
> /home/jeff/apache/jakarta/jakarta-poi/src/documentation/content/xdocs/hdf/proj
> > ectplan.xml:367:12:
> > The content of element type "document" must match
> > "(header,body,footer?)".
> >
> > This is because Forrest uses a built-in document-v11.dtd, whereas POI is
> > relying on a modified version in src/documentation/content/xdocs/dtd/.
> > This illustrates why it's a bad idea to override a DTD and not give it a
> > different public id.  The proper way to override a DTD is documented at
> > http://xml.apache.org/forrest/validation.html
> >
> > So either:
> >
> > - Someone from POI can volunteer to fix up things to build against
> >  Forrest 0.4
> > - I'll volunteer to get POI working with what will shortly be Forrest
> >  0.5, submit a patch to poi-dev, which can be applied when 0.5 is
> >  released.
> >
> >
> > --Jeff
> >
> >> Sincerely,
> >>
> >> -- Tetsuya (tetsuya@apache.org)
> >>
> >>
> >> -----------------------------------------------------
> >> Tetsuya Kitahata --  Terra-International, Inc.
> >> E-mail: kitahata@bb.mbn.or.jp : tetsuya@apache.org
> >> http://www.terra-intl.com/
> >> (Apache Jakarta Translation, Japanese)
> >> http://jakarta.terra-intl.com/
> >>
> >>
> > --------------------- Original Message Ends --------------------
> >
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>
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Glen Stampoultzis
gstamp@iinet.net.au
http://members.iinet.net.au/~gstamp/glen/

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