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From Geoff Howard <>
Subject Re: Future build
Date Mon, 08 Sep 2003 12:54:30 GMT
Upayavira wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
>> Antonio Gallardo wrote:
>> <snip/>
>>> As was posted before, the nightly snapshots are finding his own end 
>>> life.
>>> The cvs are superseed this type of distribution.
>> Did i miss something? Are the nightly snapshots going to be
>> discontinued? I searched cocoon-dev archives on MARC and could not
>> find relevant messages.
>> --David
> I agree. And I would like to hear someone say why it is difficult to add 
> zip archives to the nightly snapshots (as Jeff Ramsdale mentioned earlier).
> I know it is possible to access tgz from Windows, but I think that 
> making zips available is a valid idea, given the level of automatic zip 
> integration with modern[sic] Windows systems.
> Is it hard to add zip to the nightly snapshots? Is there a technical 
> reason why we can't do it? After all, the more we do to encourage people 
> to develop in/with Cocoon, the better.

I agree - it's a perception issue and we fight enough of that with the 
loss of the binary dist.  Don't know enough about the snapshot process 
to comment on what it would take.


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