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From giacomo <giac...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Fwd: freshmeat project listing for Cocoon]
Date Thu, 22 Nov 2001 06:03:30 GMT
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?

Giacomo


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