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From Thorsten Scherler <thors...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Announce] Eclipse Lepido, and opensource IDE for Apache Cocoon
Date Fri, 08 Apr 2005 13:40:11 GMT
On Fri, 2005-04-08 at 13:53 +0200, Sylvain Wallez wrote:
> Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> 
> >On Tue, 2005-04-05 at 19:33 +0200, Sylvain Wallez wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>[Announce] Eclipse Lepido
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Hello Sylvain,
> >
> >nice to hear you are planing this project but did you know that in
> >forrest.apache.org we host already a similar tool? 
> >
> >Have a look at 
> >http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/forrest/trunk/tools/eclipse/
> >
> >You wrote that your project is starting in the proposal phase, you may
> >consider using the forrest/eclipse plugin and helping to enhance it in
> >forrest.apache.org. That would allow you a quick start with community
> >and code. ;-)
> >  
> >
> 
> Wow, didn't knew about this Forrest plugin. AFAICS it seems to have some 
> common roots with Burrokeet (http://www.burrokeet.org/).
> 

Yeah, Ross is the main head on burrokeet and as well Forrest committer. 

> >We, speaking for the forrest project, will happily welcome you (and
> >everybody else) and help you creating the project here on apache. Maybe
> >as subproject of forrest/cocoon. Of course you can go ahead with your
> >original plan and use the above mentioned code (it's open source ;-) )
> >as starting point if you want.
> >  
> >
> 
> IMO, Apache is not the right place for an IDE as Apache focuses on 
> server and infrastructure software. Furthermore, the Lepido's goals go 
> very far in the IDE features, and therefore require different skills 
> than those needed to develop the server-side framework. That's what led 
> us to propose this project to the Eclipse folks.
> 
> Sylvain
> 

Yeah, I understand. I am right now trying out the Anyway plugins. :)

Cheers again for releasing the code and all the best for the Lepido
project.

salu2
-- 
thorsten

"Together we stand, divided we fall!" 
Hey you (Pink Floyd)


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