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From burtonator <>
Subject Re: L&G, please, welcome "Apache Cocoon"!!
Date Tue, 22 Aug 2000 20:24:51 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> I've been addressed by "Jeff Kotula" <> which has
> been distributing a software project called (guess what!) "Cocoon" since
> 1995 at the URL
> The software is freeware even if the source code is not provided and is
> a javadoc-clone for C++
> Jeff wrote me because he's concerned about the fact that both Cocoon
> projects have somewhat similar purposes (he refers to the XML doclet
> that we have included).
> So I proposed him:
> 1) we move the XML doclet to another project (Kevin, would you accept it
> for Alexandria?)

Of course!  We would love to accept it.  :)
> 2) we enforce calling the project "Apache Cocoon" whenever possible.

> 3) we link the other Cocoon project in our home page indicating the
> differences between the two projects.

+1... as long as he links from his Cocoon page to ours.
> He agreed to the deal in a very friendly manner so we don't have to
> change our name :)
> (which would have been very sad to say the least, I love this name).
> Ok, please, tell me if you have anything against this.

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