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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: [QVote] new block: Supersonic Tour of Apache Cocoon
Date Tue, 04 May 2004 13:07:39 GMT
Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:

> I'd like to donate the contents of my "Supersonic Tour of Apache 
> Cocoon" tutorial to the project, as a new block named "supersonic".
> There's more info on the tutorial contents at
> The pros (IMHO):
> -I think it's a good overview of the Power Trio (Pipelines, Flow, 
> Forms), not too big (about 30 A4 pages if printed), which can be 
> studied in about 3-4 hours independently of any other docs. It is 
> meant to show the general direction of Cocoon today, and nothing else, 
> to lower the confusion that new users often experience.
> -The publishing application used to generate the tutorial pages is 
> also a good example which can be studied in isolation.
> The cons:
> -It would be yet another documentation source, distinct from what we 
> have now.
> -It's yet another block to maintain. But I think having it in a 
> separate block makes it much easier to study.
> -It's dynamic and as such could not be published to our website in its 
> current form.

The 2 last items show that it's actually not "docs" (first item), and 
may therefore not be considered litteraly as "another documentation".

> If no one objects I'll commit it later today or tomorrow.

+1. I don't object ;-)


Sylvain Wallez                                  Anyware Technologies 
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