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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Project Coordination
Date Mon, 10 Apr 2000 09:00:50 GMT
Donald Ball wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 7 Apr 2000, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> 
> > "Marcelo F. Ochoa" wrote:
> >
> > >     I am working  in Prism (formerly OWSKiller - Oracle PLSQL Producer in
> > > Cocoon 1.7) and I have plan to adapt this producer as Generator in version
> > > 2.0.
> > >     The next, week i'll put the 1.0-alpha release tested as producer in my
> > > home page. This producer support Oracle DB 7.x, 8.x and Lite version (and
> > > in the future DB2).
> > >     This new version extend the model of generating of XML inside de DB
> > > through  Stored Procedures with Stored Procedures wrinting in Java+SQLJ.
> > >
> > >    Stefano:
> > >         I have plan to contribute with my code to ASF, what do you think
> > > about this?.
> > >     Marcelo.
> >
> > I have no problems with this... but if you do, Prism would need to
> > become a cocoon subproject of some kind.... I don't want to include
> > vendor-specific stuff inside the Cocoon distribution.
> >
> > Anyway, I don't know how many people use this... but as long as it's
> > useful to someone, it makes sense to have it under our umbrella... but
> > only if this doesn't impact the main distribution.
> >
> > What do others think?
> 
> +1. I like my model of XML from SQL better, but I think Marcelo's stuff is
> neat nonetheless. I been saying all along that we need something like
> apache httpd's modules.apache.org, so people who want to write things for
> cocoon's nice plugin architecture have a central repository to share code
> with one another. also so that modules that accomplish the same sort of
> thing can compete on merit rather than on 'who got into the main cocoon
> distro first'.

Totally. But there is a difference: your stuff is server-abstracted.
Marcelo's is not. Otherwise, we would have included it right into the
distro, like we did for the LDAP stuff.

-- 
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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