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From "Simone Tripodi" <>
Subject Re: Where is Cocoon 3 going to?
Date Tue, 25 Nov 2008 17:35:08 GMT
Hi All,
just to notify you that Steven ad I already started working on a
caching system in cocoon3 more that 3 weeks ago, maybe the jira's
issue can provide you more infos.
Best regards!!!

2008/11/25 Reinhard Pötz <>:
> Peter Hunsberger wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 8:24 AM, Reinhard Pötz <> wrote:
>>> Grzegorz Kossakowski wrote:
>>>> Cocoon 3.0 started by Reinhard looked promising to me but now I
>>>> realize that the main idea of its existence is to more or less
>>>> rewrite C2.2 and add some RESTful features.
>>> Yes, that's explained by the first paragraph of the Cocoon 3 website.
>>>> It's not my intention to criticize anyone but I really think it's not
>>>> enough to make others excited and willing to contribute. At least it
>>>> looks that way...
>>> You probably have missed it but with Simone we actually have one very
>>> active committer and I know that many other people are fond of the
>>> Cocoon 3 pipeline module.
>>> Currently the main problem is that most developers don't know that there
>>> is such a simple thing as the Cocoon 3 pipeline library. I've already
>>> started to provide documentation but haven't got very far yet. But be
>>> assured that it has a very high priority on my opensource todo list.
>>>> Has anyone here thoughts on this topic or it's only me who has a
>>>> problem?
>>> When I started Cocoon 3 my main goal was to solve two problems: 1)
>>> provide a plain and simple pipeline API that is easily usable from
>>> within any Java environment 2) make Cocoon a simple platform for RESTful
>>> services.
>>> This made *me* excited about it and solves *my* problems. I haven't done
>>> any market research about what would have excited others.
>>> Anyway, I don't think that it makes much sense to talk about what an
>>> anonymous mass of people might want. So Grzegorz and all others reading
>>> this, what would make *you* excited about Cocoon 3 so that *you* would
>>> be willing to contribute?
>> FWIW, we'll be taking a hard look at moving to Cocoon 3 vs. 2.2 as we
>> look at migrating off of 2.1.  Our main requirement really is for XML
>> and XSL pipelines and we don't use most of the existing Cocoon
>> infrastructure, the big thing currently lacking is 3 that we really
>> need is caching...
> Could you elaborate on your caching requirements?
> --
> Reinhard Pötz                           Managing Director, {Indoqa} GmbH
> Member of the Apache Software Foundation
> Apache Cocoon Committer, PMC member        
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