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From "Peter Hunsberger" <>
Subject Re: [RT] OSGi based blocks
Date Wed, 15 Mar 2006 15:01:57 GMT
On 3/15/06, Upayavira <> wrote:
> Personally, the long waiting for this blocks system is having very
> unfortunate effects on our community. We need to change that. Take the
> development of blocks off the front stage, and let it happen quietly
> somewhere until there's something clear for us to see and play with,
> rather than preventing people from being able to innovate because they
> can't understand the status of trunk and don't have time/resources to
> invest in working it out and keeping up.
> That means that all that are left are those of us that have 'personal
> spare time'. The rest of us, who do all of our Cocoon work as a part of
> our livelihoods, can't find time to contribute to Cocoon because we
> can't justify it - it is just too hard to work out where to contribute.
> And 'just waiting' is dangerous, as each moment some of our valuable
> resource wanders away.

Do that, and nothing other than 2.1 will ever happen.  Getting real
blocks is a big thing.  It looks like a lot of work, everyone has
always known that.  Now that there is a little bit of momentum in the
blocks direction is no time to kill it.

Peter Hunsberger

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