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From Jos Snellings <>
Subject Re: changes to maven archetypes, alpha1 -> alpha2
Date Fri, 20 Nov 2009 13:40:10 GMT
Being able to type pipeline output is certainly a good idea.
I have the existing documentation as an eclipse project and there is
litte doubt that I will have a couple of interesting articles to write
after my first experience of application writing. 
OK, shall I make a request to 


On Fri, 2009-11-20 at 10:10 +0100, Reinhard Pötz wrote:
> Jos Snellings wrote:
> > With pleasure.
> > By the way, I am starting to write a prototype for an application with
> > the latest version. Yes, I am willing to take due changes in available
> > classes. 
> > Here's a question:
> > - will there be an alpha-3 phase?
> Yes. Although I consider the code as rather stable, we need more
> community involvement (your mails are very helpful by the way!) before
> we are ready to move on.
> The only technical issue is that I want to rework the pipeline API once
> again in order to support typed results. Currently a pipeline always
> writes into an OutputStream and if you need something else (e.g. a
> SAXBuffer, a business object, etc.) you have to work around by producing
> some side effect.
> > - can you use some help in assembling the last nuts and bolts?
> Yes, that is very appreciated! It would be great if you had a look into
> the existing documentation or if you could event help with writing
> additional one.
> > I am really pleased with the direction cocoon-3 took. It would be nice
> > to have 3.0.0 out early 2009.
> I plan to create the release artifacts for alpha-2 by the end of the month.

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