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From Reinhard Poetz <reinh...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Let's deprecate the PHP block
Date Tue, 26 Oct 2004 09:33:35 GMT
Tony Collen wrote:
> To my knowledge, the PHPGenerator hasn't worked for quite some time.  In 
> all the time I've been working with Cocoon, I have never seen it work 
> correctly.
> 
> However, I believe the problem is within the PHP Servlet itself, which, 
> if you do some research, tons of people have had problems with it being 
> FUBAR for ages.
> 
> There are lots of messages from people looking to get it working on the 
> lists as well:
> 
> cocoon-dev: 
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=xml-cocoon-dev&w=2&r=1&s=phpgenerator&q=b
> cocoon-users: 
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=xml-cocoon-users&w=2&r=1&s=phpgenerator&q=b
> 
> Here's a good example of recent attempt of using the PHP Servlet:
> 
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=xml-cocoon-users&m=107340894710274&w=2
> 
> It's my personal opinion that we'll never see a good PHP servlet, 
> especially since it's been "in beta" for a number of years.
> 
> Let's deprecate the PHP block for the remainder of our 2.1.X releases 
> and then dump it in 2.2.  If people want to "use" PHP with Cocoon, the 
> best solution is to just use a FileGenerator and an http:// URL.
> 
> Tony
> 

+1 too. Could you set up a formal vote which is needed to change the status of 
the PHP block?

-- 
Reinhard

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