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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: file: implemented (Re: cvs commit: ...)
Date Thu, 12 Dec 2002 08:13:06 GMT
Jeff Turner wrote:

> <rant>
> The CLI is evil and should have been drowned at birth.  The Cocoon CLI
> can best be described as a crappy 'wget' implementation tacked onto the
> side of Cocoon.  It is slow as hell, full of bugs (eg css images) and
> practically unmaintained.  Rewriting wget in a corner of Cocoon was a
> blindingly stupid thing to do, and I am not about to waste my time fixing
> its bugs.  I would rather find a _real_ wget implementation in Java, that
> can handle CSS and doesn't do screwy things with filenames, and IF
> invoking Cocoon through the HTTP interface proves too slow (unlikely),
> then I'd wrap Cocoon in an Avalon block and feed it URLs passed over RMI.
> </rant>

Jeff, tell me, are you aware of how *exactly* the Cocoon CLI works?

Stefano Mazzocchi                               <>

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