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From Jorg Heymans>
Subject Re: [RT] Is Cocoon Obsolete?
Date Mon, 03 Oct 2005 11:09:37 GMT

Luca Morandini wrote:
> Consider: 1) Declining cocoon-users activity.
This worries me as well, especially the last couple of months it has
become very obvious [1].

"Why?" you might ask:
Is the framework stable? Have most issues been solved/answered already?
Does everything Just Work(tm) and we only have happy users? Or are
people silently jumping ship?

> 2) Reduced attendance (so far) to GetTogether (and it shouldn't be, 
> since Amsterdam is a more accessible, if less fascinating, location).

possibly an artifact of 1) yes. It's strange enough to say the least.
Maybe the topics weren't interesting enough for normal joe-user?

> 3) Struts being more and more popular.

often discussed here, very true - as much as we hate (to admit) it

> My 0.02 EUR: I think Cocoon will remain a "niche" framework, used for
> complex applications and/or by gifted developers.

Yup, and that's exactly the niche we need to get out of.

<marketing type="idea">
Lets do a video like Rails [2], a picture says more than a thousand
words, a video more than a thousand pictures! WDOT? Can something like
this put us to shame or work in our advantage?



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