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From adri...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r931044 - /commons/sandbox/convert/trunk/src/site/xdoc/index.xml
Date Tue, 06 Apr 2010 08:04:43 GMT
Author: adrianc
Date: Tue Apr  6 08:04:43 2010
New Revision: 931044

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=931044&view=rev
Log:
Updated site index page.

Modified:
    commons/sandbox/convert/trunk/src/site/xdoc/index.xml

Modified: commons/sandbox/convert/trunk/src/site/xdoc/index.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/commons/sandbox/convert/trunk/src/site/xdoc/index.xml?rev=931044&r1=931043&r2=931044&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- commons/sandbox/convert/trunk/src/site/xdoc/index.xml (original)
+++ commons/sandbox/convert/trunk/src/site/xdoc/index.xml Tue Apr  6 08:04:43 2010
@@ -31,18 +31,17 @@ under the License.
 
 <p>
 Commons-Convert aims to provide a single library dedicated to the task of converting
-an object of one type to another.
+an object of one type to another. The library is ideal for scripting languages
+or any application that needs to convert (or coerce) one Java object type to another.
 </p>
 
 <subsection name="Goals">
 <p>
  <ul>
-  <li>To provide a simple mechanism for converting one arbitrary Java object into another</li>
-  <li>Enable different sets of converters to be used under different circumstances</li>
-  <li>Provide a default library of converters</li>
-  <li>Allow for conversion of types that have not been specifically registered</li>
+  <li>Provide a simple API for converting one arbitrary Java object into another</li>
+  <li>Provide a comprehensive library of converters</li>
   <li>Support locale-sensitive conversions for internationalization</li>
-  <li>Support conversion of collections and arrays</li>
+  <li>Accommodate the conversion of application-defined types</li>
  </ul>
 </p>
 </subsection>
@@ -54,7 +53,7 @@ an object of one type to another.
   <li>The code is unreleased</li>
   <li>The API can be considered stable</li>
   <li>The library needs unit tests</li>
-  <li>If you like the code and want to push it towards a release, join the mailing
list!</li>
+  <li>If you like the code and want to push it toward a release, then please join the
mailing list!</li>
  </ul>
 </p>
 </subsection>



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