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From Tetsuya Kitahata <>
Subject Re: Forrestized -- WS-SOAP
Date Tue, 07 Oct 2003 12:25:23 GMT

On Sun, 5 Oct 2003 22:13:49 -0400
"Scott Nichol" <> wrote:

> It would be wonderful to upgrade the look of the docs.  Since these
> pages on the site are also packaged with the code distribution, the
> content would, of course, need to be rendered statically.  Is that
> how you do the Web site, or do you dynamically render?

I am still thinking of this: how to accomplish.

... I think the proper "Ant task" would solve the issues of  the
rendering of dynamic/static pages.
(Some of html pages would not have PDF files correspond to them..

> In deciding whether to tackle the docs, I encourage you to consider
> the priority of this versus other tasks you may have waiting.  Apache
> SOAP has been replaced by Axis, so new users are almost always
> directed to Axis.  The site, mailing lists, code revisions, etc.,
> support an established user base that does not want to migrate from
> Apache SOAP to Axis right now.  Therefore, if you have work to do on
> other projects like Axis, you will almost certainly want to address
> that work before considering forrestization of Apache SOAP docs.

I am willing to do the "Forrest-ization" of SOAP as well as Axis
at the same time. I will replace them around the middle of this month,
(After I will get the consensus of development team)
... this means that it would be accomplished after the publication
of the Apache Newsletter :-)

> Thanks again for the wonderful look you have given the site!


Any comments would be highly appreciated. Thanks!


-- Tetsuya. (

P.S. I am willing to make use of the "Whole Site" rendering (html/pdf)
functions of Apache Forrest. /FAQ/ directory contents would be

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