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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Bootstrapping
Date Thu, 20 Nov 2003 08:56:01 GMT
Adam R. B. Jack wrote:

>>Unless we also provide complete text/simple version,  Forrest failing is
>>not acceptable.
> Gump currently falls back to text (albeit rough, e.g.
> if forrest is not available. It could
> be made better, and to do so if forrest fails also. Don't forget, we also
> have e-mail and RSS output as well.
> [BTW: I guess there will be days when forrest, or some dependent, fails to
> build & we'd want to show outputs.]

Wow, you also thought of this! :-O

Very nice :-)

>>Note that forrest has and will continue to change the dtd.
> Kinda sells me on thinking that something that generates pages nightly ought
> be current, and nothing less.
> So, is this feasible? Does the forrest build do enough to be run?

Yes. In fact I always use CVS forrest as it's more current and uptodate.

The problem is not the Forrest build but the builds that Forrest depends 
on to run, like Cocoon, that I'm not so sure of...

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

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