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From Stuart Roebuck <stuart.roeb...@adolos.co.uk>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Cocoon Organization
Date Wed, 31 Jul 2002 17:15:43 GMT

On Wednesday, July 31, 2002, at 02:27  pm, Berin Loritsch wrote:

> Currently Cocoon is 1.5 MB in size.  That is a huge jar.  In Cocoon
> there
> are the core files, the servlet compatibility files, the CLI
> compatibility
> files, and hundreds of components.
>
> The fact that we as a community are thriving is excellent.  However, as
> a
> project, Cocoon is feeling quite heavy.  Esp. since there are features
> in
> Cocoon that not everyone needs.  I proposed this a while back, but I am
> going to propose it again.
>
> We should split Cocoon into core development and component development
> efforts, much like Avalon does with Framework and Excalibur.  That will
> allow the components to be packaged in jars that serve a similar
> purpose.

Sounds a good idea - but *please* lets make sure it's still easy to  
download and build everything.  I don't think I'm alone in finding  
Avalon building hard to get to grips with.

Stuart.

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