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From Geoff Howard <>
Subject Re: [request] creation of the Tani branch
Date Fri, 03 Sep 2004 00:45:32 GMT
On Sat, 28 Aug 2004 10:15:29 -0400, Stefano Mazzocchi
<> wrote:
> Torsten Curdt wrote:
> > +1 for the branch
> >
> > and although I really like the name "tani"
> > I think we should stick to what we decided.
> > no fancy names.
> >
> > +1 for keeping the "new-kernel" (or naming
> > it "block-kernel")
> Hmmm, what about butterfly then?
> The problem with calling it "new-kernel" is that the new kernel is just
> part of what that branch will host and this will create naming issues.

Good point.

> As for giving up the codename: unlike tomcat's catalina or woody, we
> will not use "tani" in the package name or in any part of the contract,
> since we already expect "tani" to be just a codename and to be thrown
> down the drain once we are done with it and the community decides what
> to do.

Good point.

> Just like Ugo, I feel the need for a clean slate and a place where I can
> work without breaking everybody else's code. I personally don't care if
> the code will be used or not, what I care is to create a prototype to
> show to this community and to my group at MIT, what real blocks can give
> you and how they can make your life better (and, for my group at MIT,
> show why Cocoon is not just an XSLT servlet anymore, shrug)

Sounds great.  I see distinction between "code names" like this and
final block names (which I still think don't serve us well).

Geoff (sorry I've been out of touch)

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