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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Where is Cocoon 3 going to?
Date Tue, 02 Dec 2008 01:55:04 GMT
Grzegorz Kossakowski wrote:
> Steven Dolg pisze:
> >>
> >> I second this ask. Bombing us with patches that are not discussed here
> >> is what we all want to avoid.
> >>   
> > The number of patches from Simone hardly qualifies for being called
> > "bombing". Actually the issue mentioned has exactly one patch.
> > 
> > Furthermore I doubt every single change needs to be discussed here
> > before it is made.
> > Something as straightforward as "cache the XSLT to avoid parsing it
> > every single time the pipeline is executed" is IMO one of those things
> > that should be obvious to everyone.
> 
> The idea is obvious, the implementation details as we can see are not so obvious.
> 
> > Especially since - as Sylvain pointed out - "this feature has been
> > available in Cocoon for ages".
> 
> Yep, but if the sequence of events had been a little bit different then the patch wouldn't
have to
> be rewritten. The idea is not to write detailed plan that is almost comparable with final
> implementation but simple saying "I'm going to implement this and this, using this and
this. If
> someone wants to comment. Go ahead."
> 
> A few sentences, right?

I too was concerned when i saw new patches to re-implement
something that Cocoon has already spent years developing.

A little bit of discussion is a good thing. It enables the rest
of the community to feel that they are still in touch with
the direction of the project.

-David

> > Not everyone is fond of reading long emails that sketch a vague picture.
> > A clear description of the problem, a suggested solution and a patch
> > that provides a working implementation is IMO sometimes preferable.
> > Everyone is able to have a look at the jira issues and the posted
> > patch(es) and comment on them just like Sylvain did.
> 
> After studying recent issues on COCOON3 I have to admit that level of discussions has
increased
> which makes me happy. There are several reasons why things should be discussed here.
> 
> One of them is that one can grasp what has happened during his offline period.
> 
> As for now let's move on more specific things. I'd like to hear your opinion on functional
sitemap,
> Steven!
> 
> -- 
> Grzegorz

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