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From Upayavira ...@odoko.co.uk>
Subject Re: Planet Cocoon license and reuse of docs
Date Tue, 24 May 2005 21:16:44 GMT
Antonio Gallardo wrote:
> On Mar, 24 de Mayo de 2005, 15:42, Upayavira dijo:
> 
>>Sylvain Wallez wrote:
>>
>>>Sebastien Arbogast wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>The second important thing I notice in your remark is the argument
>>>>that people here know Cocoon but not PHP. But it's exactly our point :
>>>>we don't think Cocoon documentation should remain between Cocoon
>>>>developers and that's also why we chose a PHP based CMS : because
>>>>people are used to it, to its structures, to its customs. Right now
>>>>it's much more natural than any Cocoon-based solution. We consider
>>>>that documentation should not be written by developers and read by
>>>>users... everybody should be able to participate in the same effort
>>>>according to its own skills.
>>>>
>>>>Last but not least, our objective is precisely to make documentation
>>>>writing completely independent from the unerlying technologies, so
>>>>nobody should need to know neither Cocoon nor PHP to write
>>>>documentation (yes a little bit of Cocoon should be useful if one
>>>>wants his content to be useful but... you got my point)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>I'm sorry, but this is plain bullshit blabla to ease the pain of not
>>>using our own dog food.
>>>
>>>Cocoon is used by some huge content management systems all over the
>>>world. And it wouldn't be suitable to manage its own docs? People will
>>>laugh at us and go away.
>>>
>>>Sorry, I currently lack time to read this thread in full details, as I'm
>>>currently giving a Cocoon training to people writing a huge
>>>document/content management system... with Cocoon.
>>
>>Yes, but is it the job of someone who is interested in writing docs to
>>actually write a CMS at the same time? This seems like a bit much to ask.
>>
>>If someone else can offer an existing CMS that has the features they
>>need, and can be installed and operational within a reasonable amount of
>>time, then we'd be asking different questions.
> 
> 
> With the new apache zones, I think there is posible in a rasonable amount
> of time (hours?) to setup a CMS to do the job.
> 
> WDYT?

Then someone should do it, and we will see where that takes us. I'll 
volunteer for the part of doing any document conversions that might be 
required.

Regards, Upayavira

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