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From Torsten Curdt <>
Subject Re: Cocoon sandbox @ Sourceforge? (Re: [Proposal] Cocoon Sandbox)
Date Wed, 26 Feb 2003 11:04:32 GMT

>> How about making one modification to this proposal...
>> Host the Cocoon sandbox at Sourceforge, instead of Apache.  Call it
>> cocoon-contrib or something.
> Hmmm...

Hm... don't like this. The scratchpad would be to distant from the 
cocoon itself.

>> Why?  Because then anyone can participate.  It tears down any perceived
>> barrier between cocoon-dev and cocoon-users.  Best of all, when code
>> eventually is 'promoted', there is a strong possibility of gaining new
>> Cocoon developers.  Think of it as housing "alpha committers" as well as
>> "alpha code".  

Hm... don't understand why other rules should apply for the scratchpad 
than for the "core project"?

>> The root problem is that Cocoon has more code than code maintainers.  The
>> long-term solution is not to juggle the code more effectively, but to
>> gain more committers.  THAT is why I think a cocoon-contrib @ sourceforge
>> would be a win in the long run.

I mean - everyone can start a sourceforge project and see if it works 
out and later contribute/offer the code to the cocoon project.


I think the scratchpad/sandbox should remain in the apache cvs!


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