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From stef...@locus.apache.org
Subject cvs commit: xml-cocoon/xdocs index.xml
Date Fri, 17 Mar 2000 22:14:21 GMT
stefano     00/03/17 14:14:21

  Modified:    xdocs    index.xml
  Log:
  added better info on download
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.2       +34 -27    xml-cocoon/xdocs/index.xml
  
  Index: index.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/xml-cocoon/xdocs/index.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.1
  retrieving revision 1.2
  diff -u -r1.1 -r1.2
  --- index.xml	2000/01/27 03:46:03	1.1
  +++ index.xml	2000/03/17 22:14:21	1.2
  @@ -13,13 +13,13 @@
   
    <body>
    <s1 title="What is it?">
  -  
  +
     <p>
  -   <img src="images/cocoon.jpg" alt="Cocoon"/> Cocoon is a 100% pure 
  +   <img src="images/cocoon.jpg" alt="Cocoon"/> Cocoon is a 100% pure
      Java publishing framework that relies on new W3C
      technologies (such as DOM, XML, and XSL) to provide web content.
     </p>
  - 
  +
     <p>
      The Cocoon project aims to change the way web information is created,
      rendered and served. This new paradigm is based on fact that document content, style
and
  @@ -28,13 +28,13 @@
      designed, created and managed, reducing management overhead, increasing work reuse and
      reducing time to market.
     </p>
  -  
  +
     <p>
      Read the <connect href="technologies.xml">Introduction on Cocoon
      technologies</connect> white paper to find out more on the subject.
     </p>
    </s1>
  - 
  +
    <s1 title="What does it do?">
     <p>
      Web content generation is mostly based on HTML, but HTML doesn't separate
  @@ -44,7 +44,7 @@
      capabilities to merge them.
     </p>
    </s1>
  - 
  +
    <s1 title="What does it change for me?">
     <p>
      Even if the most common use of Cocoon is the automatic creation of HTML
  @@ -53,7 +53,7 @@
      client-depending transformations such as WML formatting for WAP-enabled
      devices or direct XML serving to XML and XSL aware clients.
     </p>
  - 
  +
     <p>
      The Cocoon model allows web sites to be highly structured and
      well designed, reducing duplication efforts and site management costs by
  @@ -63,12 +63,12 @@
      resource management by giving to each individual its job and reducing to a
      minimum the cross-talks between different working contexts.
     </p>
  -    
  +
     <p>
      To do this, the Cocoon model divides the development of web content in three
      separate levels:
     </p>
  -  
  +
     <dl>
       <dt>XML creation</dt>
       <dd>the XML file is created by the <em>content owners</em>. They
do not
  @@ -76,12 +76,12 @@
        particular chosen DTD/namespace. This layer is always performed by humans directly
        through normal text editors or XML-aware tools/editors.</dd>
       <dt>XML processing</dt>
  -    <dd>the requested XML file is processed and the logic contained in its 
  +    <dd>the requested XML file is processed and the logic contained in its
        logicsheet is applied. Unlike other dynamic content generators, the logic
        is separated from the content file.</dd>
       <dt>XSL rendering</dt>
       <dd>the created document is then rendered by applying an XSL
  -     stylesheet to it and formatting it to the specified resource type 
  +     stylesheet to it and formatting it to the specified resource type
        (HTML, PDF, XML, WML, XHTML)</dd>
     </dl>
    </s1>
  @@ -115,7 +115,7 @@
     </p>
     <p>
      Another problem is the intrinsic impossibility of page-compiling all the three
  -   processing layers, due to the post-processing requirements of XSL styling. This 
  +   processing layers, due to the post-processing requirements of XSL styling. This
      problem will be solved (hopefully!) with the availability of XSL-enabled
      web browsers since the XSL rendering would be then
      performed on client side reducing the server work.
  @@ -126,33 +126,40 @@
     <p>
      Here is the <link href="http://xml.apache.org/dist/">download area</link>.
     </p>
  +  <note>
  +   Since Cocoon requires many different packages to work (Xerces, Xalan, FOP, etc...)
  +   but sometimes there are small incompatibilities between them that make the
  +   installation harder, we decided to help you by placing all the required
  +   binary libraries inside the Cocoon distribution. So, after you
  +   downloaded the latest Cocoon distribution, <b>you don't need anything else</b>.
  +  </note>
    </s1>
  - 
  +
    <s1 title="How do I Contribute?">
     <p>
  -   The Cocoon Project is an open volunteer project based on the spirit of the 
  -   <link href="http://www.apache.org">Apache Software Foundation</link> (ASF).

  -   This means that there are lots of ways to contribute to the project, either 
  -   with direct participation (coding, documenting, answering questions, 
  -   proposing ideas, reporting bugs, suggesting bug-fixes, etc..) or by resource 
  -   donation (money, time, publicity, hardware, software, conference 
  +   The Cocoon Project is an open volunteer project based on the spirit of the
  +   <link href="http://www.apache.org">Apache Software Foundation</link> (ASF).
  +   This means that there are lots of ways to contribute to the project, either
  +   with direct participation (coding, documenting, answering questions,
  +   proposing ideas, reporting bugs, suggesting bug-fixes, etc..) or by resource
  +   donation (money, time, publicity, hardware, software, conference
      presentations, speeches, etc...).
     </p>
     <p>
  -   For direct participation, we suggest you to subscribe to the 
  -   <link href="http://xml.apache.org/mail.html">Cocoon mail lists</link> 
  -   (follow the link for information on how to subscribe and to access the mail 
  +   For direct participation, we suggest you to subscribe to the
  +   <link href="http://xml.apache.org/mail.html">Cocoon mail lists</link>
  +   (follow the link for information on how to subscribe and to access the mail
      list archives), to checkout the <link href="http://xml.apache.org/websrc/cvsweb.cgi/xml-cocoon/">
  -   latest and greatest code</link> (which you found in the xml-cocoon module in 
  -   the xml.apache.org CVS code repository, or from the 
  -   <link href="http://xml.apache.org/from-cvs/xml-cocoon/">CVS snapshots</link>),

  +   latest and greatest code</link> (which you found in the xml-cocoon module in
  +   the xml.apache.org CVS code repository, or from the
  +   <link href="http://xml.apache.org/from-cvs/xml-cocoon/">CVS snapshots</link>),
      control the <connect href="../todo.xml">todo</connect>
      list and jump in. Document writers are usually the most wanted people so if
      you like to help but you're not familiar with technical details, don't worry:
      we have work for you.
     </p>
     <p>
  -   For money funding in particular, the Cocoon Project and the ASF in general 
  +   For money funding in particular, the Cocoon Project and the ASF in general
      is closely collaborating with the <link href="http://www.sourcexchange.com">Collab.net
      SourceXchange</link> program that will provide a legal, solid and well
      established resource for money collecting to fund direct software production
  @@ -168,7 +175,7 @@
      contribute, so, please, help us by placing the cocoon logo somewhere in your
      site to indicate that you are using and supporting the Cocoon Project.
     </p>
  -  
  +
     <p>
      Thank you very much. <img src="images/cocoon-small.jpg" alt="Powered by Cocoon"/>
     </p>
  
  
  

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