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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Reducing the size of the build - ease use of optionalcomponents
Date Thu, 07 Mar 2002 20:13:28 GMT
giacomo wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 7 Mar 2002, Jeremy Quinn wrote:
> 
> > At 1:52 am +0100 7/3/02, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> > >Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> > >>
> > >> I was about to commit the POI stuff, but then I felt a bit uneasy with
how
> > >> the current build is organized.
> >
> > <snip/>
> >
> > >I don't like the markup semantics but I see your point and I like the
> > >concept.
> > >
> > >> 2. make all samples to be mounted in a "samples" dir, each with its
> > >> subsitemap. This could make it easy to not put them in when there are
> > >> optional components not presents, or also use Cocoon easily without the
> > >> samples.
> > >
> > >I like this so far.
> > >
> > >> 3. Structure the build as in Centipede or Forrest by using external
> > >> entities, by dividing the build targets in many .xpart files. Forrest has
an
> > >> example of this in CVS.
> > >
> > >I don't like this, we should stay away from entities as much as
> > >possible.[also true for forrest, I'd love that to be changed]
> > >
> > >What do others think about this?
> >
> > Regardless of the particular issue of reorganisation proposed by Nicola Ken
> > Barozzi and Stefano's response, which I agree with ..... I think the
> > samples in the main sitemap would definitely be improved by being seperated
> > into several sub-sitemaps. The main sitemap is far too complicated, it
> > makes Cocoon look more complicated than it really is to use!
> 
> Good point. As a general usage pattern to show how stuff can be
> implemented with the current instrumentation it would make sense to have
> the root sitemap only mounts all examples. The Cocoon samples site have
> grown to a point where this will make absolutely sense.

+1

-- 
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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