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From "William Brogden" <wbrog...@bga.com>
Subject RE: Sybex Cocoon book
Date Tue, 05 Nov 2002 17:57:35 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geoff Howard [mailto:cocoongeoff@yahoo.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, November 05, 2002 11:37 AM
> To: cocoon-users@xml.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Sybex Cocoon book
> 
> 
> 
> --- Alex McLintock <alex@OWAL.co.uk> wrote:
> > Happily I have received another Cocoon2 book for
> > review on 
> > http://news.DiverseBooks.com
> > 
> > Does anyone have any questions which they want me to
> > discuss in my review?
> 
> 1) which version of cocoon is the book relevant to?
> 2.0.3 release? any 2.1 dev and if so how outdated is
> it?
> Of the major topics of the book, how many are now in
> the process of being deprecated?
> 2) where is the book focused?  static xml files?
> database?
> 3) Are any topics covered from an advanced
> perspective?
> 4) Of the competing concepts in cocoon, which does it
> advocate?  esql vs. sql transformer for example
> 
> Geoff
> 

As one of the authors of the Sybex book, let me say that
due to the pure mechanics of book publishing we had to
stick to the 2.0.2 - 2.0.3 versions.

Trying to be up to date with 2.1 would have been futile
and frustrating to our readers.

wbrogden@bga.com
Author of Soap Programming with Java - Sybex; ISBN: 0782129285
Coauthor of Cocoon 2 Programming - Sybex; ISBN: 0782141315




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