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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: Wiki documentation system
Date Thu, 06 Jun 2002 20:50:44 GMT
Jeremy Quinn wrote:

> On Thursday, June 6, 2002, at 07:36 PM, Stephen Ng wrote:
>> Cocoon doc in wiki format would make it much easier for those of us more
>> casual cocoon users to contribute suggestions, doc bugs, and minor
>> clarifications.
> Are you sure you want to keep the docs in wiki format, or maybe make 
> an editor that allows people to edit XML docs as wiki text in a form, 
> having them saved back as XML again. (This is how I was thinking of 
> using it ...)

I second that : the wiki structured text format should be IMO used only 
as a writing facility until we can have a wysiwyg in-browser XML editor. 
Content should be stored as XML in a CMS (Slide, Xindice, whatever).

> This gives me wild thoughts, we could make an editor, included in the 
> standard build, which provides a locally served form-based interface 
> which allows cocoon users to submit 
> documentation/doc-updates/doc-patches/recipes etc. to DocZilla as XML, 
> via email ;)
> ie. if you have a working cocoon server, you can submit docs to the 
> Cocoon project.

Cocoon being its own documentation edition platform : this would be 
really great !


Sylvain Wallez
 Anyware Technologies                  Apache Cocoon 

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