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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: doc that warns about known future changes
Date Wed, 13 Nov 2002 10:27:51 GMT

David Crossley wrote:
> Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
>>Steven Noels wrote:
>>>Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
>>>>Steven Noels wrote:
>>>>>So who is supposed now to clean up the existing 
>>>>>src/resources/library/xslt mess?
>>>>Are you volunteering?
>>>And I'll feel bad if David has to play housemaid once again.
>>>Let's make this a rule: if you break stuff or add new things which make 
>>>existing things obsolete, you have to provide a migration path or clean 
>>>up yourself.
>>With the convert stuff I haven't broken anything, and have followed IIUC 
>>David's suggestion.
>>David Crossley wrote:
>> > so it seems better to me to have src/resources/convert
>>                                                ^^^^^^^^^^^
>> > with type-specific sub-dirs to hold all of their resources,
>> > e.g. /maven/*.xsl, /maven/build.xml, etc.). Otherwise
>> > we will need strange filenames to distinguish each.
>>Do you read the mails? :-|
>>There is no migration path, they are simply different things.
>>Eventually we will use that instead of what is in the library but not 
>>now. CVS is not sacred, I won't commit things just when I've done with 
>>it, because it's wrong.
>>As for the sitemap, I've reverted it.
> I gather that you are talking about the revert
> of the /content/xdocs/ stuff. Is that reversion
> reflected in status.xml now? It looks like the wrong
> action has been hidden.

Hmmm, Jeff IIRC removed it... you mean we should keep track of all 
actions and reverts?

>>>When I'll be fixing DTDs soon, I'll make sure to live by the same rule.
> It sounds like we need a document that lists the things that
> we know are going to change in future releases, e.g. moving
> some relevant *.xsl from resources/library/xslt/ into
> resources/convert/

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

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