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From Geoff Howard <coc...@leverageweb.com>
Subject Re: Goal of the Cocoon TLP
Date Tue, 10 Feb 2004 14:54:18 GMT
Upayavira wrote:
> Geoff Howard wrote:
> 
>> Upayavira wrote:
>>
>>> Steven Noels wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 05 Feb 2004, at 11:24, Steven Noels wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I'll try to wordsmith this into a short mission statement, but I'd 
>>>>> like to hear whether this categorization makes sense to you.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for all your comments & suggestions. Let's see how lyric I am

>>>> today:
>>>>
>>>> "The Apache Cocoon Community Project fosters community-based 
>>>> exploration, design and implementation of web application frameworks 
>>>> with a focus on XML pipelining, centralized configuration mechanisms 
>>>> and separation of concerns through composability rather than 
>>>> programmability, by combining and adding onto existing Apache and 
>>>> other open source libraries. It hosts web application development 
>>>> frameworks, applications built on these frameworks, and development 
>>>> tools built for these frameworks and applications."
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Sounds good. Concern though is that it reads 'web-centric'. Whilst 
>>> Cocoon is 'primarily' about web publishing and applications, it is 
>>> not 'exclusively' about that. Get that in there somewhere, and I'll 
>>> be happy!
>>
>>
>>
>> would just dropping "web" from "web application frameworks" work? 
> 
> 
> Okay, I'll bite:
> 
> "The Apache Cocoon Community Project fosters community-based 
> exploration, design and implementation of application frameworks, 
> specifically but not exclusively web related. It focuses on XML 
> pipelining, centralized configuration mechanisms and separation of 
> concerns through composability rather than programmability, by combining 
> and extending existing Apache and other open source libraries. It hosts 
> application development frameworks, applications built on these 
> frameworks, and development tools built for these frameworks and 
> applications."
> 
> How's that?

+1 from me.

Geoff


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