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From "Antonio Gallardo" <>
Subject Re: Planet Cocoon license and reuse of docs
Date Tue, 24 May 2005 21:14:39 GMT
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.


Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo

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