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From Jeremy Quinn <jer...@apache.org>
Subject Re: VNU Europe moves to Cocoon...
Date Tue, 02 May 2006 10:22:39 GMT
Many thanks for the compliment Pier ;-)

But of course what Pier did not say, is that the project could never  
have worked as well as it does, with out Pier's special brand of  
genius!!

regards Jeremy

On 29 Apr 2006, at 01:59, Pier Fumagalli wrote:

> It's quite some time since you heard new announcements from me, but  
> I think this is quite important...
>
> We just finished launching the first of the EU countries here at  
> VNU, powered by Cocoon: Italy.
>
> This follows our very first launch (two years ago) of the UK sites  
> powered by Cocoon, and intensifies the effort and dedication that  
> the VNU team is putting in the Cocoon platform as a whole,  
> producing one of the biggest pool of websites all powered by one  
> excellent technology.
>
> So, go and check out http://www.vnunet.it/ (you won't understand  
> much unless you're Italian), and all the sites related to it:
>
> http://www.channelonline.it/
> http://www.computer-idea.it/
> http://www.databusiness.it/
> http://www.fotoideaonline.it/
> http://www.gdoweb.it/
> http://www.networknews.it/
> http://www.pcmagazine.it/
> http://www.pmi-business.it/
>
> And in the following months, we will take care of the other  
> countries: Belgium, Nederlands, France, Spain, Germany...
>
> Once again, I have to thank for this major milestone the people who  
> actually made it happen:
>
> - Ross McDonald (my favorite slave-monkey, you'll hear a lot more  
> about him)
> - Jeremy Quinn (who, as always, helped us immensely)
> - Arje and Jeroen Reijn (yes, we _do_ use Hippo as our CMS) and all  
> the Hippo team down in Amsterdam
> - Gianugo and SourceSense/Pronetics
>
> and all the peepz at VNU in the UK, Germany, Spain and France, who  
> picked up the toy and delivered (once again) an _excellent_ set of  
> sites.
>
> And last (but not least), all the management team at VNU which  
> believed in the technology and gave us "carte-blanche" to go ahead  
> and use it...
>
> 	Pier
>


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