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From Reinhard Pötz <>
Subject Re: [C3] Extract SAX from the Pipeline module
Date Fri, 02 Jan 2009 15:45:11 GMT
Steven Dolg wrote:
> Hello,
> as indicated some time ago, I would like to remove all the SAX related
> pipeline components from the Pipeline module and put them into their own
> module.
> Now I have done this locally just to see how easy or difficult this
> would be.
> I found that some modules (e.g. cocoon-servlet) actually rely on those
> SAX components.
> This means the dependencies amongst the modules will change a little bit
> and the SAX module will actually be a dependency for some other
> higher-level modules. (But I find nothing wrong with that).
> But this also means the patch will be rather huge and affect a lot of
> the existing modules.
> I intend to finish this and provide a patch in the next 1-2 weeks.
> If someone is currently working on some components or modules this might
> lead to a merge-mess.
> So let me know if this might be a problem for you.
> As second step I'd like to rename some of those components to clearly
> indicate that they're handling XML using SAX - as opposed to our new
> components using StAX.
> But I guess that can (and should) wait until the new module is there.
> Any opinions or objections on that?


What module and packages names do we want to use? I see two different

 a) cocoon-sax (org.apache.cocoon.sax)
 b) cocoon-pipeline-sax (org.apache.cocoon.pipeline.sax)

I prefer b) because the module is a specific module for pipelines.

Reinhard Pötz                           Managing Director, {Indoqa} GmbH

Member of the Apache Software Foundation
Apache Cocoon Committer, PMC member        

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