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From Pier Fumagalli <>
Subject Re: [rant] Re: [vote] micro-decision for docs: creation of cocoon-docs CVS module
Date Tue, 25 Mar 2003 09:41:01 GMT
On 25/3/03 9:23 am, "Stefano Mazzocchi" <> wrote:
> Pier Fumagalli wrote:
>> On 24/3/03 3:09 pm, "Stefano Mazzocchi" <> wrote:
>>> Anyway, we can't force people to do anything: if they won't migrate from
>>> 2.0, we have failed and we should start reconsidering our architectural
>>> strategies because our user base is not following us.
>> Hmm.. I don't think you're right on this, Stefano... Look at HTTPd, still a
>> lot of people are using 1.3, when 2.0 is delivering (for example) _A_LOT_
>> more performance than the old tree...
>> Still, a huge part of the user base didn't "switch" just yet...
> key words: 'just yet'.


> I didn't say "how long". AFAIK, many people are still using Cocoon 1.8.2
> in production and it's been running for two years without failing once.
> Yet, everybody considers Cocoon 1.x dead and no development is taking
> place anymore and nobody objects it.
> Cocoon 2.0.x will remain there potentially for years and will be used
> for many more in production environments.

Like us at VNU, where we still are running a couple of httpd 1.2.6 :-)

> Still, if development doesn't move on and transition isn't smooth, we
> are actually forking the project.
> If development on HTTPD continues on both fronts, they failed since the
> community shows that 2.0 is nothing better than what they already had.
> i don't think this is the case, I think it's just a matter of time.
> As it will be for Cocoon 2.1.

I'd say: as it is _already_ for Cocoon 2.0/2.1... Since we split the repos
(and if I'm not wrong), we had 32 commits to the 2.0 repo, more than 370 to
the 2.1 one... So... We're all happy campers! :-)


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