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From "Ivelin Ivanov" <>
Subject Re: Proposal: Inclusion of CocoBlog in scratchpad
Date Thu, 08 Aug 2002 13:08:22 GMT

I don't think that we vote for scratchpad though.
We vote for the main distro only, correct?

Send me the zip and I will commit it.
Tell me what structure under scratchpad you prefer.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ugo Cei" <>
To: <>; "forrest-dev" <>
Sent: Wednesday, August 07, 2002 12:03 PM
Subject: Proposal: Inclusion of CocoBlog in scratchpad

> I'd like to propose the inclusion of my blogging tool, CocoBlog, in the
> scratchpad of Cocoon 2.1.
> CocoBlog is a Cocoon-based blogging tool that I am currently using to
> maintain my own blog at
> The current "stable" version (0.0.6) is distributed as a complete web
> application (WAR) that includes Cocoon 2.0.3 and uses Xindice as a
> document repository.
> I've recently begun rewriting it in order to reach the following
> - move to C2.1
> - move from Xindice to HSQLDB
> - support multiple blogs and multiple authors
> - exploit the authentication framework
> Rewriting has proceeded to the point of having the minimum of features
> needed to create blogs, post and read items, and provide an RSS feed.
> More features (authentication, calendar, searching) will come in the
> following days.
> I hope CocoBlog can provide:
> - a demostration of Cocoon's capabilities
> - an effective tool for Cocoon developers to document what they're doing
> Many Cocoon and Apache developers and users already have blogs: Matthew
> Langham, Carsten Ziegeler, Sam Ruby, Tony Collen, Bob Phillips, Kimbro
> Staken, Gerhard Froelich, James Strachan, Ovidiu Predescu, Ivelin
> Ivanov, James Snell, just to name a few. I think some of them might like
> the idea of eating their own dog food ;-).
> What is CocoBlog made of? A generator, an action, a subsitemap with some
> XSP and XSL files, a couple of HSQLDB tables. The impact on the
> stability of C2.1 should be nil.
> Let me know what you think. I'm leaving for my summer holidays from
> August 15th to September 3rd, and I'd like to send someone the necessary
> files before I leave.
> Ugo
> P.S.: I've cc-ed forrest-dev. Maybe a blog might be useful for forrest,
> maybe not.
> --
> Ugo Cei -

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