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From "Nicola Ken Barozzi" <nicola...@apache.org>
Subject FW: Re: Krysalis, Centipede, Generating docs with Cocoon?
Date Fri, 22 Mar 2002 08:42:39 GMT
fyi

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nicola Ken Barozzi" <nicolaken@apache.org>
To: "Jakarta General List" <general@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, March 22, 2002 8:41 AM
Subject: Re: Krysalis, Centipede, Generating docs with Cocoon?


> From: <dion@multitask.com.au>
>
> > "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoliver@apache.org> wrote on 22/03/2002 12:13:01
PM:
> > > Centipede is a bit more than just a fancy way of doing sites.  It is a
> > > project starter template with some pretty nice stuff for separating
out
> > > ant targets and the such.  I like it.
> >
> > You mean using entities to include files as the targets? That just made
it
> > harder for me to work out what was going on with the existing stuff.
> >
> > As a template, it's way lacking on how to use it. For me it was like,
> > here's a sample project, feel free to hack it. 'Hack' == 'time'. I was
> > hoping for something with more detail on how to use it.
>
> All these points are correct, and you have my backing.
>
> Krysalis Centipede is in version 0.2, and it's still growing very fast.
> The docs will start to come out as soon as the structure stabilizes.
>
> Next version coming out next week will have:
>
> - multiple skin support (jakarta and xml.apache L&F)
> - build target aliasing and description
> - basic docs on how to start, and the dir layout
> - gump descriptor integration with project-info
> - examples jar build, along with proper, scratchpad and contrib
> - new build script
> - endorsed jar dir, used by both build and tools
> - corrected "dist" target, with test run before jar generation
> - new "testmodule" target that tests all the build
> - new "gump" target
> - ready for automatic site update from Gump runs
>
> [snip]
> > There's no real explanation/docs on what to do with the
directories/files
> > provided.
>
> Patches are welcome ;-)
>
> If any project wants to use Centipede in his build, we will help
> them get it running, as already done with Jakarta POI,
> xml-Forrest and Chaperon, and bring the benefits
> of cross-project pollination to the build.
>
> Since this topic doesn't properly belong to this list, I hope
> that this brief explanation of Krysalis Centipede will be enough
> to give a basic understanding of what the discussion was
> about and move interested users to krysalis.org .
>
> Thank you.
>
> --
> Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
>             - verba volant, scripta manent -
>    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>


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