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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: Gump
Date Wed, 03 Mar 2004 22:19:22 GMT
Joerg Heinicke wrote:

> Stefano Mazzocchi <stefano <at>> writes:
>>>... gump as complete replacement for jars.xml ...
>>>Is our gump descriptor that bad maintained? Some time ago we also got 
>>>gump error messages to the list, now we get those only from persons 
>>>outside of Cocoon. What's the benefit of gump when we don't use it 
>>Gump has not been able to run cocoon for the last 6 months at least, due 
>>to unmet dependencies. As a result, our decriptor is basically dead 
>>because we haven't been nagged for that period of time.
>>The gump community is working hard to make this possible again, but this 
>>is very hard work and takes a lot of time and patience.
>>My proposal (that the board accepted) to move gump to top level status 
>>was also to bring more visibility and make projects being more 
>>gump-friendly, we'll see how this goes.
>>I have a RT ready for gump that would allow to solve these issues... but 
>>I need to work more on this since it appears to be a pretty tough 
>>computational problem of graph analysis.
> But this is much more than I want to solve with it at the moment. I just want to
> replace the jars.xml with the gump.xml. We still can have our "check jars" so
> that we are nagged if gump is broken (at least for this issue). At least we
> avoid the duplicate maintenance of jars.xml and gump.xml that exists at the
> moment. One day Cocoon and Gump nicely plays together again, we can give all to
> Gump and remove our specific checking stuff. Short steps towards a big aim :)


my thinking are just more gump related than cocoon-related anyway... 
besides, the more I work with graphs the more I see graphs everywhere so 
beware :-)


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