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From Vadim Gritsenko <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Use Forrest to build Cocoon docs
Date Tue, 29 Oct 2002 13:50:51 GMT
Diana Shannon wrote:

> On Tuesday, October 29, 2002, at 12:40  AM, David Crossley wrote:
>> Here is the draft of a proposal to seek in-principle
>> agreement to use Forrest. Let us work it out here on
>> cocoon-docs and, when ready, take the process to the
>> next stage.
> I'm sorry, David, but I'm a little confused. I've probably 
> misunderstood your good efforts. However, I'm a bit concerned about an 
> "in-principle" proposal and a subsequent "in-principle" vote. Doesn't 
> our voting system depend on a technical justification to accompany a 
> -1 vote when requested? How can you have a technical discussion of the 
> merits of an in-principle proposal (which lacks such details)?

I'd say it's possible to get justifiable -1 on "in-principle" 
proposal... Happens all the time on -dev: "FS" :)

> <snip />
>> At this stage we do not want to get into any details
>> about "how" this will be done.
> Why not? Isn't the whole point of concern right now (+1, 0, or -1) 
> about  how, when, and where?

I guess he wants to know public opinion about moving docs to forrest. +1 
from me.

>> We know that there are
>> varied issues that needed to be addressed. Those issues
>> will only be discovered over time.
> But there are many issues we can discuss right now! Why can't we draft 
> a proposal of how we'd do it right now?

IMHO, Let's get started.


> If it gets voted down, we can always propose it again down the road, 
> with modifications.
> Diana

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