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From James Duncan Davidson <>
Subject Re: Composing a system out of projects
Date Sun, 18 Jun 2000 08:15:01 GMT
on 6/16/00 6:43 AM, at wrote:

> I would like to see us get to the point where a user can design their
> own custom system. Simple example: building a system consisting of
> JetSpeed plus Cocoon.  Users should be able to specify this using either
> the command line or a system.xml file.  This system.xml would reference
> projects, and the build system (presumably based on Ant) would order the
> building of projects much in the same way that the current Ant orders
> the execution of targets.

Better yet -- a web page where a servlet handled the request, went off and
built everything up, then streamed the result back to the user.


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