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From Geoff Howard <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: cocoon-2.1/src/blocks/workflow/java/org/apache/lenya/xml
Date Sun, 29 Feb 2004 19:38:07 GMT
Carsten Ziegeler wrote:

>As far as I know (from my weak memory :) ) there hasn't been a vote
>at Cocoon about "accepting" this block.
>So, can you please enlighten us (or only me?) about the use of this
>block for Cocoon and why you want to move it here? 
>I'm really worried that everyone starts a new block whenever he
>thinks it's right to do without asking anyone (This is not targetted
>at you Gregor.). I did this myself, yes.
>But I think we should sometime really start to discuss new blocks,
>otherwise we get burried under too many blocks noone maintains.
>In fact a block is a new subproject that perhaps should go through
>incubation etc.

I think until we have real binary (deploy time, not compile time) 
blocks, and an infrastructure to support mini-subprojects out of the 
core, the reality is that we have to keep all this stuff in the current 

Personally I'm quite interested in a workflow block, so had we discussed 
it I'd have been in favor of it for just the reason they mention:  Lenya 
is not the only place it's useful. 


>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: [] 
>>Sent: Sunday, February 29, 2004 6:35 PM
>>  Log:
>>  new workflow block from lenya.
>>  see 
> for a discussion and vote on
>>  the block is marked unstable.

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