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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: The value of src/core (or lack thereof)
Date Thu, 07 Apr 2005 21:06:49 GMT
Sylvain Wallez wrote:
> Hi all,
> The src/core directory was initially created to clearly separate the 
> development of ECM++ and ensure it had no dependencies of other parts of 
> Cocoon.
> All went well until we added some fancy features like includes, variable 
> expansion, etc, which led an increasing number of classes to move from 
> src/java to src/core. Having e.g. classes in the o.a.c.environment 
> packages spread over the two directories is somewhat confusing.
> What this shows is that although the Cocoon engine has very few 
> dependencies on ECM++, ECM++ has an increasing number of dependencies on 
> the Cocoon engine.
> Since we recently added support for other component containers _inside_ 
> ECM++, what is now the real value of src/core? Not much IMO.
> So I propose to remove src/core and move all its content to src/java.



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