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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: CocoonTask
Date Fri, 19 May 2006 07:57:59 GMT
Upayavira wrote:
> Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
> > Reinhard Poetz wrote:
> >> I was going through the list of dependencies because I was wondering why we
> >> Ant artifacts in our web applications. I found the cause which is the CocoonTask

> >> and the question is, what we want to do with it. As IMO it shouldn't be part
> >> a Cocoon core, I see two options:
> >>
> >>   - create a "cocoon-ant" module
> >>   - remove it
> >>
> >> BTW, is it supposed to work with Cocoon 2.2 at all?
> >>
> > I guess it's currently not working anyway. Personally I see no real need
> > in a cocoon ant task, so I would vote for removing it. There is forrest
> > anyway.
> It likely isn't working, and would need the same attention as the CLI.
> I don't agree with the 'there is forrest' argument, as Forrest should be
> using the Ant task rather than calling the CLI.

We have an old issue:

One day soon we should investigate. So please
leave it available.


> The Cocoon Ant task is really a better way of using the CLI. So by
> saying there's no need for the Ant task, you're effectively also saying
> there's no need for the CLI either. (Now that may well be true, wget and
> all, but that's a different discussion).
> However, moving it into a separate module makes sense, as both CLI and
> Ant are definitely not the main use-cases for Cocoon.
> In the end, if no-one is prepared to update it, then it would be better
> removed. And I'm not going to be in a position to update it myself.
> Regards, Upayavira

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