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Re: [Chicken-users] Re: new egg documentation bootstrap

From: Mario Domenech Goulart
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Re: new egg documentation bootstrap
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2009 08:40:32 -0500
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Hi Felix

On Mon, 21 Dec 2009 12:40:11 +0100 felix winkelmann <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 11:19 AM, Mario Domenech Goulart
> <address@hidden> wrote:
>> How about making henrietta fetch the documentation when serving eggs?
>> It's not the optimal solution but it looks simple.
>> For example, when the user executes
>>  $ chicken-install spiffy
>> henrietta would get
>><chicken-major-version>/spiffy, save its
>> contents to spiffy.html (maybe could be cached) then give it to
>> chicken-install.
>> Maybe it could even be done by chicken-install itself.
> Converting the doc to HTML would be much easier when a few
> eggs can be used for that. chicken-install must work with the core
> libraries. I think henrietta is possibly the better place to modify.

Maybe I'm missing something.  Given that chicken-install already fetches
egg files via HTTP, would fetching a page from<chicken-major-version>/<eggname> be much
different?  This way we don't even need any conversion.

Best wishes.

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