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From Juan Jose Pablos <che...@che-che.com>
Subject Re: [ANN] Apache Forrest 0.5 released
Date Sun, 14 Sep 2003 10:33:58 GMT
Nice one!
I invited to all you for a round of Sangria[1] an Tapas[2]. :-)

Cheers,
Cheche

[1]  http://www.cogsci.princeton.edu/cgi-bin/webwn1.7.1?stage=1&word=sangria
[2] http://www.arrakis.es/~jols/tapas/historin.html

Jeff Turner wrote:
> The Forrest team is pleased to announce the release of
> Apache Forrest 0.5.  The release is available at
> http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/xml/forrest/
> 
> Blurb
> -----
> Forrest (http://xml.apache.org/forrest/) is an XML standards-oriented
> project documentation framework built on Apache Cocoon, providing XSLT
> stylesheets and schemas, images and other resources. Forrest uses these
> to render the XML source content into a website via command-line, robot
> (see http://forrestbot.cocoondev.org), or a dynamic web application.
> 
> Status
> ------
> 
> Significant progress has been made in the seven months since Forrest 0.4.
> New features include:
> 
>     * 70%-300% faster, thanks to the new command-line interface in Cocoon
>       2.1.1
>     * Ability to generate a single PDF/HTML of the entire site
>     * New flexible tab/menu system [1]
>     * Numerous skin improvements, including Javascript-controlled menus,
>       handling of <abstract> and <version>, configurable mini-toc depth,
>       menu tooltips, and a new pure CSS variant of standard skin.
>     * DTD improvements (v11 replaced with v12, and v20 in development)
>     * Rudimentary Docbook support
>     * Wiki support [2]
>     * Improved PDF output
> 
> Under the hood, the monolithic sitemap has been divided into functional
> categories and logical layers [3], with the aim of making Forrest sites
> easier to maintain, and new features easier to add.
> 
> The full list of changes is viewable at:
> 
>   http://xml.apache.org/forrest/changes.html
> 
> An Upgrade Guide is available at:
>  
>   http://xml.apache.org/forrest/upgrading_05.html
> 
> 
> Please send feedback to forrest-dev@xml.apache.org (after subscribing).
> 
> 
>   The Apache Forrest team
> 
> 
> [1] - http://xml.apache.org/forrest/linking.html
> [2] - Demo at http://www.apache.org/~jefft/forrest/samples/wikirenderer-site/
> [3] - http://xml.apache.org/forrest/sitemap-ref.html
> 
> 
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