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From Torsten Curdt <>
Subject Re: [proposal] add Forrest binaries to our CVS
Date Fri, 21 Mar 2003 12:44:23 GMT
>> version to generate the docs. As Steven(?) already pointed
>                                          ^^^ (yup)


> Been discussing this here with Bruno, I'm starting to change my opinion 
> on this:
> - of all the Maven/Anakia-based projects, how many actually embed the 
> build or docs system into their CVS? Just like we might expect people to 
> have Ant installed when they want to build Cocoon, we could expect them 
> to install Forrest - if they don't want to build, they will get a 
> bin/dist instead with generated (java)docs
> - there's for people who want uptodate/preview 
> doco, though fast/immediate preview might not be what people really want
> - I assume we are (I am!) tempted to do some 'bootstrap' thing, i.e. a 
> tool requiring itself to generate its own docs, but this adds to the 
> complexity of the doco environment, and moves attention away from the 
> difficult part: Content & Structure

All valid points! I revoke my +10 but keep my -1 for inclusion in the
current cocoon-2.x repos.

Maybe Andrew is right and it's really time for a cocoon-docs repo.

What do you think, guys?

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