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From David Crossley <cross...@indexgeo.com.au>
Subject Re: [Fwd: freshmeat project listing for Cocoon]
Date Thu, 22 Nov 2001 22:35:53 GMT
Hi Giacomo, I notice that when you committed changes
to index.xml you must have missed this posting from me
yesterday.
--David

David Crossley wrote:
> 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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