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From "Antonio Gallardo" <>
Subject Re: Planet Cocoon license and reuse of docs
Date Tue, 24 May 2005 21:19:31 GMT
On Mar, 24 de Mayo de 2005, 16:16, Upayavira dijo:
> 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.

OK. I think we need to switch to other thread this. ;-)

Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo

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