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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: Renaming Woody to "Cocoon Forms" ?
Date Fri, 10 Oct 2003 07:45:08 GMT
Steven Noels wrote:

> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:


>> This is why having one official direction on the various areas is 
>> good(tm) and having a simple name for it "cocoon sitemap" "cocoon 
>> flow" "cocoon forms" would help our users to choose and feel more 
>> protected and a more solid foundation.
> +1 - let's go for "Cocoon Forms" - even if I feel kind of sad seeing 
> the name I suggested going away. Oh well - it's about seeing you kids 
> grow up, I guess. 

I propose that we put in the docs some notes about the history of 
Woody/Cocoon Forms: who started it (you deserve credit), the initial 
name and where it came from, etc, etc, including the australian meaning 
of woody ;-)

> Bearing in mind the amount of work that requires a _real_ renaming, 
> like changing package names, namespaces and all that - who's going to 
> do that? 

I volunteer for this. This move should also be the occasion of doing the 
refactoring (rather a polishing, actually) I proposed in august so that 
we quickly have some stable APIs.


Sylvain Wallez                                  Anyware Technologies 
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