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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject RE: [PATCH] acorn.xml: bootstrapping new projects
Date Mon, 19 Aug 2002 08:53:08 GMT
In case I'm missing the point of some of this discussion, does all this 
mean that you'll need Centipede installed to run forrest?
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dIon Gillard, Multitask Consulting
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"Marc Portier" <mpo@outerthought.org> wrote on 19/08/2002 05:58:47 PM:

> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: David Crossley [mailto:crossley@indexgeo.com.au]
> >
> > Thanks for the "acorn" idea (love the metaphor)
> > and the patch.
> 
> +1
> 
> > We will look into it ASAP. I have it running on my system.
> >
> 
> me too.
> 
> <snip />
> 
> >
> > Your acorn idea is a good one that seems to complement the
> > "forrestbot" and would assist Forrest uptake. We
> > will await
> > a little discussion during the week to build upon it.
> 
> acorn sure fills a gap today, and as such should be in
> there.  (there is some possible confusion with the
> forrestbot: the current advocated way, but documentation and
> a future better design of the build should solve that)
> 
> acorn however is not (IMHO) sufficiently making the real
> separation (as discussed) we need, so having this should not
> take attention away from still making the build-redesign
> that offers that.
> 
> acorn would still deserve a future inside forrest (IMHO
> again) 1. it could evolve into some easy-install mechanism
> for forrest. 2. the build-template idea should inspire one
> of the real things forrest can do for you (next to building
> your docs)
> 
> 
> just my 2c.
> -marc=
> 


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