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From "Nicola Ken Barozzi" <>
Subject Re: WHATSNEW file - was: Re: Missing cocoon.xconf compiler parameter
Date Wed, 13 Mar 2002 07:36:09 GMT
From: "Stuart Roebuck" <>

> Yes, I confess I'd forgotten about the changes.xml file.  It isn't very
> accessible, so I tend to do a cvs2cl on the CVS repository to get the
> same information with the benefit of it being comprehensive, listing all
> source files affected, and providing date information.
> I think a human readable (please - no debate on the human readability of
> XML!) file focusing on providing slightly more extensive explanations of
> changes which impact on configuration would be a very valuable part of
> the documentation issues of moving Cocoon into the mainstream.  In fact,
> you could save a bit of work by throwing out changes.xml - and
> generating it automatically with cvs2cl (I think it can output XML - but
> I've never tried it), then using the spare time to keep WHATSNEW up to
> date! ;)


I'm cross-posting this to forrest-dev because we are deciding right now on
this point.
I would suggest you to subscribe there, so you can follow the discussion.

We need many different point of view, and I see you have valuable

Come on guys, get on Forrest and help build the new xml.apache site with
Cocoon! :-)

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

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