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From "Nicola Ken Barozzi" <>
Subject Re: analysis paralysis :-)
Date Wed, 27 Feb 2002 07:53:38 GMT
From: "Steven Noels" <>

> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> > Ok, I change my -1 on staticity to a -0, but I *want* a clean URI
> > space... this will require Forrest to produce .htaccess files with
> > mod_rewrite rules, but I think this isn't that hard to do. We
> > could also
> > perform browser negotiation using those rewrite rules.
> >
> > What do you think?
> Browser negotiation is dynamic stuff, we should do that when Cocoon is
> running underneath. Given the amount of politics and work coming up, I'd
> say we start without browser negotiation. After all, even a consistent
> look across will already be quite revolutionary, and none
> of the current project sites is doing much towards browser capabilities.

+1 I do not see any need of doing browser negotiation to get up a nice site.

> 1) convince everybody to let forrest (static) take care of their project
> website, showcasing the new 'portal' *look&feel*, generating static html
> for
> 2) once this has been taken care of we can make a switch-over using the
> exactly same sitemap but now running dynamically on top of Cocoon
> (nagoya)
> 3) after this transparent switch-over we start adding new (dynamic)
> stuff until nobody wants to see anything else ;-)

+1 Let's do the basic stuff first.

Nicola Ken Barozzi       
            - verba volant, scripta manent -
   (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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