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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: MailServerProcessor
Date Fri, 24 Dec 1999 11:44:22 GMT
Brett McLaughlin wrote:
> 
> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> > > Now, the real questions, is this worth pursuing?
> >
> > The idea? totally. Something like this in Cocoon? don't know, maybe not.
> 
> +1 for it being useful.  -1 on it being in Cocoon (at least the core).
> 
> I see two options:
> 
>  (1) Make it part of Jetspeed, where it sort of belongs
>  (2) Create a cocoon-extra type structure where things like this (and
> OWSKiller, etc.) can live for extra download, but not part of the core
> Cocoon package

these are orthogonal, it's not an "aut aut" situation.
 
> > > Would this be in competition to what JetSpeed is doing?
> >
> > I would think so. This is the way JetSpeed should work.
> 
> Jetspeed is a little strange.  It is _supposed_ to be built on Turbine,
> and use Cocoon (part of why yours truly slaved away on that interface to
> Cocoon).  But Kevin stopped work on it altogether a while back, and then
> did some work on Turbine user admin.  Then he stopped that.  Now I have
> no idea what he is doing.  But Jetspeed is _exactly_ the sort of
> application that should use this sort of thing.

If Jetspeed doesn't go anywhere, we make it go where we like it's the
best, right? No need to fork development.
 
> > > I like the idea, but don't want to build something
> > > someone is already working on.
> >
> > Right. Brett, or others, do you know the status of XML tech in jetspeed
> > and related stuff?
> 
> Honestly, no, I just have two many other irons in the fire to work on
> Jetspeed (yet).  I think this should be part of that, though, or at
> least a Cocoon-extra package.  It just doesn't strike me as something
> core to Cocoon, but I certainly agree that it is useful and worth
> working on.

Right.

> >
> > > If it is worth doing, I would love some feedback on how people think it
> > > might work better, or features/ideas I may have missed.
> >
> > I'll let other speak on this.
> 
> "I have Spoken" ;-)  Seriously, maybe post something to the JetSpeed
> list?

Yes, who wants to take care of this? James?

-- 
Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
                          able to give birth to a dancing star.
<stefano@apache.org>                             Friedrich Nietzsche
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