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From Reinhard Poetz <>
Subject Re: Cocoon, a Huge, Scary Beast?
Date Mon, 20 Dec 2004 10:36:44 GMT
Marc Portier wrote:
> Reinhard Poetz wrote:
>> Tony Collen wrote:
>> as said in my previos mail: we *have to* reach a common understanding 
>> on what Cocoon *core* is.
> it seems logic to me there would be something as 'minimal' and 'typical' 
> as opposed to the current 'full'
> More categories would probably be just a waste of energy?
> And yeah, I sense somewhat your fear for some long-winding discussion on 
> the outer-boundaries of those (including room for quite some surmising 
> mails eloquently brought as the new testament)...

or even the old testament ;-)

> Now, being really pragmatic, and somewhat inline with Daniel's 
> suggestion of moving out the blocks on the svn-repo (sounded quite ok), 
> there seems to be an easy win based on the build-system we already have
> - provide sample local.*.properties files for the various categories
> - opt for one of those to become the default one (I guess deciding will 
> depend on what is actually in those, or else content discussions will be 
> fueled by this upfront decission)
> all of which should at least ensure:
> - that new blocks added do _not_ get automatically added to the build?

yes, a good first step. pls, whoever is able to, just do it IN 2.2! but if we 
want to write new docs that's not enough, because we need a (at least pragmatic) 
understanding about the message of those new docs, imho.


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