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From David Crossley <cross...@indexgeo.com.au>
Subject Re: [Fwd: freshmeat project listing for Cocoon]
Date Thu, 22 Nov 2001 15:05:22 GMT
Carsten wrote:
> Just to get it right. The following is the text we agree on.
> I'll try my best to get it into freshmeat then....
> By the way, shouldn't we change the README or some other documents
> and add this text there?

This excellent precis should also be added to Cocoon xdocs
announcement.xml and index.xml

There are some small things that I would like to change.
Get rid of the ampersand symbols (&) - there is no need. What is
wrong with the word "and". Also, the second paragraph needed to
be re-phrased. I have made the changes below.
--David

> ------------------------------ OO ---------------------------------
> 
> Apache Cocoon is an XML publishing framework that raises the usage of
> XML and XSLT technologies for server applications to a new
> level. Designed for performance and scalability around pipelined SAX
> processing, Cocoon offers a flexible environment based on the separation
> of concerns between content, logic and style. A centralized
> configuration system and sophisticated caching top this all off and help
> you to create, deploy and maintain rock-solid XML server applications.
> 
> Cocoon interacts with most data sources, including: filesystems, RDBMS,
> LDAP, native XML databases, and network-based data sources. It adapts
> content delivery to the capabilities of different devices like HTML, WML,
> PDF, SVG, RTF just to name a few. Cocoon currently runs as a Servlet or
> from a powerful commandline interface. The chosen design of an abstracted
> environment gives you the freedom to implement your own concrete
> environment to suit your required functionality.
> 
> ------------------------------ OO ---------------------------------
> 

------------------------
Carsten wrote:
> Just to get it right. The following is the text we agree on.
> I'll try my best to get it into freshmeat then....
> By the way, shouldn't we change the README or some other documents
> and add this text there?
> 
> 
> ------------------------------ OO ---------------------------------
> 
> Apache Cocoon is an XML publishing framework that raises the usage of
> XML & XSLT technologies for server applications to a new
> level. Designed for performance and scalability around pipelined SAX
> processing, Cocoon offers a flexible environment based on the separation
> of concerns between content, logic and style. A centralized
> configuration system and sophisticated caching top this all off and help
> you to create, deploy & maintain rock-solid XML server applications.
> 
> Cocoon interacts with most data sources from filesystems to RDBMS, from
> LDAP to native XML databases and adapts content delivery to the
> capabilities of different devices like HTML, WML, PDF, SVG, RTF just to
> name a few. Cocoon currently runs as a Servlet or from a powerful
> commandline interface. The choosen design of an abstracted environment
> gives you the freedom to implement your own concrete environment to let
> it work.
> 
> ------------------------------ OO ---------------------------------
> 
> 
> Carsten
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Gianugo Rabellino [mailto:gianugo@rabellino.it]
> > Sent: Thursday, November 22, 2001 12:07 PM
> > To: cocoon-dev@xml.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: [Fwd: freshmeat project listing for Cocoon]
> >
> >
> > giacomo wrote:
> >
> > > On Wed, 21 Nov 2001, Gianugo Rabellino wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > >>giacomo wrote:
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>>Ok, here is what I feel hits the point :)
> > >>>
> > >>>----------------------------------- oo
> > -----------------------------------
> > >>>
> > >>>Apache Cocoon is an XML publishing framework that raises the usage of
> > >>>XML & XSLT technologies for content-centric server
> > applications to a new
> > >>>level. Designed for performance and scalability around pipelined SAX
> > >>>processing, Cocoon offers a flexible environment based on the
> > separation
> > >>>of concerns between content, logic and style. A centralized
> > >>>configuration system and sophisticated caching top this all
> > off and help
> > >>>you to create, deploy & maintain rock-solid XML server applications.
> > >>>
> > >>>Cocoon interacts with most data sources from filesystems to RDBMS, from
> > >>>LDAP to native XML databases and adapts content delivery to the
> > >>>capabilities of different devices like HTML, WML, PDF, SVG, RTF just
to
> > >>>name a few. Cocoon currently runs as a Servlet or from a powerful
> > >>>commandline interface. The choosen design of an abstracted environment
> > >>>gives you the freedom to implement your own concrete environment to
let
> > >>>it work.
> > >>>
> > >>>----------------------------------- oo
> > -----------------------------------
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>Sounds good to me. Just another small note:  I'm not *that* sure about
> > >>focusing on the "content-centric" concept. I do believe that Cocoon is
> > >>not just for content but can be seen as a generic and very powerful XML
> > >>processing environment. We have XSP, we have SOAP, we have actions and
> > >>we will have flowmaps: are we sure that we want to "sell" Cocoon once
> > >>again mainly as a presentation engine for content-oriented sites? I'm
> > >>afraid that people looking at the freshmeat blurb might look at it and
> > >>just say "oh, ok, this is yet another XSLT tool"...
> > >>
> > >>Just another 0.2 euros, other than that I really like the result :)
> > >>
> > >
> > > Would you simple remove that word from the abstract above?
> >
> >
> > Exactly, good suggestion. "server applications" is way enough.
> >
> > Ciao,
> >
> > --
> > Gianugo Rabellino
> >
> >
> >
> >
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