I have a repository with static pages implemented following the instructions of the XSL-method (the first one):
However, it has stopped working after upgrading to version 1.8 (from 1.7.0). The cause of the problem is the change in the following commit:
If not fixed documentation should be updated accordingly to avoid confusion. Anyway, it would be great to have an easy and non-ugly way of adding static pages to DSpace.