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From Michael Wechner <michael.wech...@wyona.com>
Subject Re: Response to workflow
Date Tue, 16 Mar 2004 21:23:57 GMT
Guido Casper wrote:

> Michael Wechner wrote:
>
>> Johan Stuyts wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Conclusion
>>> ----------
>>> IMHO there should be more consensus about what is needed and what is 
>>> feasible in a relatively short time, e.g. half a year to a year.
>>>
>>> I think building a generalized workflow based on a standard is too 
>>> ambitious. Leaving out some more complex constructs decreases 
>>> usability. It might be an option to choose a (proper) subset of a 
>>> standard with which a large percentage (definitely more than 80%. 
>>> Having to resort to another solution in one of four situations is 
>>> not acceptable) of use cases can be implemented.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> I would suggest to start on an existing code base, e.g. Lenya or 
>> whatever, make
>> an appropriate Cocoon block out of it (there had been a list of 
>> requirements to meet)
>> and start from there.
>
>
> If that goes along with some documentation :-) and an isolated sample 
> I'm +1


agreed. In case we agree on the Lenya workflow as initial workflow bloc, 
then we should
probably work down the list provided by Carsten:

http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.cms.lenya.devel/2902

Michi

>
> Guido
>
>> Else I guess discussions just keep going forever ;-)
>>
>> The existing code base might not satisfy everybody, but at least it's 
>> something
>> concrete to start with, even if it will be totally modified resp. 
>> refactored in the end.
>>
>> Michi
>>
>>
>


-- 
Michael Wechner
Wyona Inc.  -   Open Source Content Management   -   Apache Lenya
http://www.wyona.com              http://cocoon.apache.org/lenya/
michael.wechner@wyona.com                        michi@apache.org


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