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From Lars Huttar <lars_hut...@sil.org>
Subject Re: recommended way to keep local config modifications separate from Cocoon distributions
Date Mon, 01 Oct 2007 19:48:47 GMT
On 9/28/2007 5:27 PM, Grzegorz Kossakowski wrote:
> Lars Huttar pisze:
>   
>> Understandable...
>> but that doesn't sound like a beta release to me, if it was never
>> announced as such.
>>
>> Not to be critical ... I'm just trying to gauge the risk factor of
>> diving into Cocoon 2.2 for our production apps,
>>     
>
> If I was the one giving advice I would suggest to just play with Cocoon 2.2 non-committally
at the
> beginning. As soon as you discover that Cocoon 2.2 brings a lot of features that you
will start to
> consider as must-have ones I'm sure you get more confidence in Cocoon 2.2 :-)
>   
No doubt. :-)

The addition of useful new features is important.
What I'm looking for is confidence that in 2.2, essential old features 
are not missing / broken / undocumented.
> AFAIK, registration for Cocoon GT 2007[1] is still open so you may consider attending
this event.
> I'm sure it's going to be the best occasion to see where Cocoon heads and how to keep
up with its
> advances.
>   
That does seem like a good idea. It's probably too late for me this year 
(in terms of arranging funding and buying tickets), but I hope to go 
next year.
I keep hoping there might be a GT in North America, but it seems to be a 
European thing so far.
>   
>> given that Grzegorz said
>>     
>>> It's certainly not in alpha state, it has beta status for some time
>>> and there are people having big
>>> apps on top of 2.2. You can search archives of this list for people
>>> sharing their experiences.
>>>       
>> I see a lot of very smart people working on Cocoon, and putting lots of
>> deep thought into it.
>> It's also my favorite web app framework, and we have a lot of time,
>> code, and learning invested in it.
>> But the continued track record of important knowledge never quite making
>> it out to an official, public site tends to sap one's confidence.
>> :-(
>>     
>
> What a good timing you have! I mean, you surely will be interested in this[2] e-mail
from Reinhard
> written today. :-)
>
>   
Great! I will be looking over this with anticipation.
> I hope that some confidence has been restored.
>   
Yes.
Thanks for humoring me...
Lars
> [1] http://www.cocoongt.org/
> [2] http://article.gmane.org/gmane.text.xml.cocoon.devel/75440
>
>   


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