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From Geoffrey Rowell <gr...@ctp.com>
Subject RE: xBug
Date Thu, 20 Jan 2000 13:56:29 GMT
As someone who has a little experience with SQL ;-) , and having
just finished researching this very topic, I'd suggest that it
be implemented in a MySQL database [http://www.mysql.org/]. MySQL
has been used as the initial database type for Bugzilla and
Turbine.

Geoffrey Rowell

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jerm [mailto:jermq@media.demon.co.uk]
> Sent: Thursday, January 20, 2000 6:53 AM
> To: cocoon-dev@xml.apache.org
> Subject: xBug
> 
> 
> Dear All,
> 
> I have been in discussion with Stefano over the last couple 
> of days, about
> building a Bug Tracking system for Cocoon, in Cocoon.
> 
> After going over various ways of handling this, we decided 
> that the only
> technique that really makes any sense, is to store bugs in an 
> SQL Database.
> 
> I am offering to build the project, but the first problem is 
> that I have never
> used SQL before .... consequentially, it will probably take 
> me longer to
> complete this than almost anyone else on this list ... ;-)
> 
> OK, this is what I plan to do.
> 
> 1. In collaboration with you lot, work out what it is we want 
> the bug tracking
> system to be. What fields are stored, using what DTD, providing what
> functionality etc. I have ripped off the input forms for both 
> the Mozilla and
> Apache bug systems and will use these as the starting point 
> for discussion. 
> 
> 2. Prototype the system using something quick (for me) like 
> FileMaker Pro,
> running on one of my servers. With the aim that a useable 
> system will be up and
> running (and doing it's job) asap.
> 
> 3. in the meantime, learn SQL etc. and get on with the Cocoon version.
> 
> I'll be working on this part-time.
> 
> 
> My desired outcome includes the following:
> 
> - A solid bug tracking system that meets our needs.
> - An example of how to handle HTML Form submission and DB 
> writing within Cocoon
> - A practical demonstration of the power of Cocoon
> - A vast improvement in my Java skills .....
> - A framework for building my own remote/dynamically editable sites
> 
> 
> So, any comments so far?
> 
> Is there anybody out there about to say "I got one of those, 
> I can set it up in
> 10 minutes!"?
> 
> I will no-doubt be asking lots of basic question, please have 
> patience ...
> 
> 
> 
> regards Jeremy
> 
> 
>    ___________________________________________________________________
> 
>    Jeremy Quinn                                           Karma Divers
>                                                        webSpace Design
>                                             HyperMedia Research Centre
> 
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