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From "Nicola Ken Barozzi" <nicola...@apache.org>
Subject Re: cocoon & docbook online
Date Wed, 22 May 2002 12:39:48 GMT
Forwarding to krysalis-jakarta-adv list.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Gilligan" <pdgilligan@oyap.net>
To: "Alex McLintock" <alex@OWAL.co.uk>; <cedericvh@BRANTANO.COM>
Cc: <cocoon-users@xml.apache.org>; <mo@oyap.net>
Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2002 11:52 AM
Subject: cocoon & docbook online


> All,
> 
> With The OyaP Networks I am trying to build a small team of Oracle RDBMS 
> & OLAP specialist, so that
> is where our main focus is, but Oracle also provides a lot of JAVA/XML 
> support and hence our years of  
> additional JAVA & XML work.
> 
> Why XML, when supporting customers we need access to a lot of 
> information, things that you just need
> to write down somewhere - little tips etc. So with an XML based site we 
> can modify, publish and find
> our information with ease.
> 
> We could use Oracle 9iAS for the XML publishing intead of cocoon but as 
> our focus is on the database
> side not applications and that the 9iAS is very "heavy" we are tending 
> towards cocoon as the final solution.
> 
> ...We are currently putting together our cocoon site which will include 
> FAQ's to technology like cocoon and
> XML.
> 
> My main concern at this time is the lack of control over XML, there are 
> bodies such as OASIS who are trying
> to publish XML/XSL items but in my view failing to provide the correct 
> level of information.  One of my main
> objections is the "comment information" all over DTD documents - I think 
> they missed the point here!!! the information
> about the DTD or XSL or even XML should be in an XML header type format 
> and NOT comment data in the
> document. If there was a standard header then we could find required 
> types of DTD or XSL documents easy.
> 
> With cocoon our web site will be generated around the "docbook" XML 
> format and I am hoping to have online
> editing of the XML data via cocoon so that articles etc can be modified 
> and addedto the site without going to the OS.
> 
> Why docbook, because it is there and seems generally to encompass most 
> of what we would ever need for XML
> based publishing. The only thing that is missing is a good set of XSL 
> standards for docbook and any editors that
> can be used easily to produce a docbook( I have seen some but they are 
> not that useful, have not had time to look
> at "thot" yet but still would like a web based editor via cocoon.
> 
> ... so we could have a directory structre that makes up chapters for a 
> docbook,each chapter covers a different area
> of technology (RDBMS, OLAP.... XML... DTD... and on). The if you need to 
> browse this online as HTML you can
> ... or PDF etc. We could even give the docbook XML data to a publisher 
> and they could produce the BOOK!!
> 
> So those are my thoughts on XML cocoon and web sites, who is crazy 
> enought to help?
> 
> Paul
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Alex McLintock wrote:
> 
> > Hello Paul,
> >
> > We are collating a list of European companies willing to support Open 
> > Source Software (including Cocoon).
> > Can we have some info on your company to put in the catalogue?
> >
> > We are doing some Cocoon sites too.
> >
> > Alex McLintock
> > http://www.OWAL.co.uk/
> >
> >
> >> Mailing-List: contact cocoon-users-help@xml.apache.org; run by ezmlm
> >> Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 11:15:54 +0100
> >> From: Paul Gilligan <pdgilligan@oyap.net>
> >>
> >>
> >> I am based in the UK, no too far - my company is developing XML 
> >> publishing on cocoon 2.1 dev at the
> >> moment just working out the XSL side should have things up and 
> >> running in the comming weeks..
> >>
> >> We are very interested in meeting up with other EU companies on the 
> >> development front.
> >>
> >> Paul
> >>
> >> Cederic Van Herreweghe wrote:
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > Openweb Analysts Ltd, London: Software For Complex Websites 
> > http://www.OWAL.co.uk/
> > Free Consultancy for London Companies thinking of Open Source Software.
> >
> 
> 
> 
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