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From Bob Phillips <rawd...@easystreet.com>
Subject Re: [Announcement] Apache Cocoon 2 RC 2 Release
Date Thu, 08 Nov 2001 16:54:41 GMT
Is there any explanation of setup for the use of saxon
mentioned below?

At 02:39 PM 11/7/2001 +0100, you wrote:
>Apache Cocoon 2.0rc2 Released
>-----------------------------
>
>The Apache Cocoon team is proud to announce the 4th release
>of Apache Cocoon. This release has been tested thoroughly.
>
>
>Apache Cocoon is a complete rewrite of the Cocoon XML publishing framework
>that
>is supposed to remove all those design constraints that emerged from the
>Cocoon 1 experience.
>
>
>The Apache Cocoon Project has gone a long way since its creation on
>January 1999. It started as a simple servlet for static XSL styling and
>became
>more and more powerful as new features were added. Unfortunately, design
>decisions made early in the project influenced its evolution. Today, some of
>those constraints that shaped the project were modified as XML standards
>have
>evolved and solidified. For this reason, those design decisions need to be
>reconsidered under this new light.
>
>
>While Apache Cocoon started as a small step in the direction of a new
>web publishing idea based on better design patterns and reviewed estimations
>of management issues, the technology used was not mature enough for tools to
>emerge. Today, most web engineers consider XML as the key for an improved
>web
>model and web site managers see XML as a way to reduce costs and ease
>production.
>
>
>In an era where services rather than software will be key for
>economic success, a better and less expensive model for web publishing will
>be a winner, especially if based on open standards.
>
>
>For more information about Apache Cocoon 2.0rc2, please go to
>http://xml.apache.org/cocoon2
>
>Changes with Apache Cocoon 2.0rc2
>
>*) Deprecation of CodeFactory in preparation of the tree traversal
>implementation of the sitemap. All factory-based matchers have been
>rewritten using the new PreparableMatcher interface, and all factory-based
>selectors have been rewritten as regular implementations of Selector. For
>patterns whose syntax uses '{' like regexp, sitemap substitution can be
>avoided by escaping the brace character (example : "pat\{2}ern" will match
>"pattern"). [SW]
>
>*) Reduce exception nesting in case of sitemap setup errors, and display all
>nested exceptions in the error page (avoids searching the logs for the
>failure cause). [SW]
>
>*) Added attribute management methods to environment Context and its
>implementations. [SW]
>
>*) Updated TraxTransformer and XSLTProcessor to allow simultaneous use of
>several TRAX processors (e.g. xalan and saxon) in a controlled way. [SW]
>
>*) Updated session handling of commandline interface and fixed parameter
>handling. [CZ]
>
>*) Fixed missing prefix in elements generated by the directory and image
>directory generator. [CZ]
>
>*) Throw exception for internal requests instead of using the error handler
>and fixed component handling in subsitemaps when invoked internally.
>Components only defined in a subsitemap were not found as for internal
>requests the parent component manager was used. [CZ]
>
>*) When Cocoon is reloaded, the logkit configuration is now also reloading.
>This enables changing the logkit settings during runtime. [CZ]
>
>*) The documentation build system now uses Cocoon itself to generate the
>html documentation. [CZ]
>
>*) Applied NPE fix in certain conditions in ServerPagesGenerator. Submitted
>by: Ovidiu Predescu [ovidiu@cup.hp.com] [CZ]
>
>*) Applied NPE fix for MRUMemoryStore Submitted by: Ovidiu Predescu
>[ovidiu@cup.hp.com] [CZ]
>
>*) Fixed (hopefully) dependency to the http environment in StreamGenerator.
>[CZ]
>
>*) Optional setting of the lexical-handler for XMLReader. This patch allows
>to use Crimson instead of Xerces. Submitted by: Ovidiu Predescu
>[ovidiu@cup.hp.com] [CZ]
>
>*) Added xml compiler and interpreter to cocoon.xconf [CZ]
>
>*) Applied Patch for entity catalogs: accept parameters from xconf.
>Submitted by: David Crossley [crossley@indexgeo.com.au] [CZ]
>
>*) Applied fix for missing "User-Agent" header in BrowserSelectorFactory.
>Submitted by: Joerg Henne [j.henne@levigo.de] [CZ]
>
>*) Enhanced Command Line Interface by adding background attribute to
>ExtendedXLinkPipe and fixing bugs: "mailto:" and "news:" are now ignored for
>traversing and links containing anchors are handled properly [CZ]
>
>*) Applied patch for default value support for RequestParamAction. Submitted
>by: Sergio Carvalho [sergio.carvalho@acm.org] [CZ]
>
>*) Applied fix for a bug in the WriteDOMSessionTransformer for handling xml
>documents with namespaces correctly. Submitted by: Greg Weinger
>[gweinger@itmedicine.net] [CZ]
>
>--------------------------------------------------------------
>
>Carsten
>
>Open Source Group                        sunShine - b:Integrated
>================================================================
>Carsten Ziegeler, S&N AG, Klingenderstrasse 5, D-33100 Paderborn
>www.sundn.de                          mailto: cziegeler@sundn.de
>================================================================
>
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