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From Rich Feit <richf...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: rework of release doc /index.html
Date Sun, 28 Aug 2005 21:03:27 GMT
I agree, definitely.  I should have my first cut at the "NetUI"->"Page 
Flow" change in within a few hours (sorry for the delay).  At that 
point, I can wait before doing other page-stomping changes until you've 
made the change you're talking about.

Rich

Eddie O'Neil wrote:

>Rich--
>
>  Hey; one other thing we should do is rename the directory that
>contains the NetUI Javadoc.  Currently, it's called
>"classref_pageflows", and it should probably be called
>"classref_netui".
>
>  If you're working on fixing this name elsewhere, let's coordinate
>this change so we don't stomp on each other's change and have to deal
>with a large merge in the doc files.
>
>  Sound good?
>
>Eddie
>
>
>On 8/25/05, Eddie O'Neil <ekoneil@gmail.com> wrote:
>  
>
>>  Yeah, that seems like a good characterization of the problem -- I've
>>noticed that as well.  We've always been NetUI as per:
>>
>>- the package name (org.apache.beehive.netui)
>>- the names of the samples
>>- the names of the TLDs
>>- the name of the config file
>>
>>The site and doc seem to just conflate the two terms.  It makes sense
>>to me to use NetUI as the umbrella to describe the web / UI stuff in
>>Beehive which includes (today) Page Flow as a controller technology
>>and the JSP tags as a UI technology.  In the future, we may expand the
>>number of technologies under this NetUI umbrella to include AJAX, JSF,
>>and other things.
>>
>>So, the use of the NetUI name seems like a good thing.  ;)
>>
>>I'll help change those references where I see them...
>>
>>Eddie
>>
>>
>>On 8/25/05, Richard Feit <richard.feit@bea.com> wrote:
>>    
>>
>>>This does bring up a larger issue that we've talked about in the past:
>>>the term "NetUI" vs. "Page Flow".  I see that you changed "NetUI Page
>>>Flow" to "NetUI" on that page, but I think that it probably needs to get
>>>changed throughout the rest of the docs (including the rest of index.html).
>>>
>>>So, change "Page Flow" to NetUI in the doc tree and throughout the doc
>>>text?  Thoughts?
>>>
>>>The only other thing I'd change is some wording in the description of
>>>NetUI.  NetUI is *more* than "an annotation-driven web application
>>>programming framework built on Struts" (which is exactly what Page Flow
>>>is).  It's basically Page Flow plus the Tags.  Anyone disagree with that
>>>distinction?
>>>
>>>Rich
>>>
>>>Eddie O'Neil wrote:
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>All--
>>>>
>>>> I just reworked the content of the /index.xml file for the release
>>>>documentation kit to include some high-level information about what
>>>>Beehive is.  Will still add some content about how the Beehive
>>>>sub-projects work together (ie -- they can be used together or
>>>>separately).
>>>>
>>>> Interested parties, please take a look and pass along comments.
>>>>
>>>>Thanks!
>>>>
>>>>Eddie
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>
>  
>

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