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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] A CMS for our Docs
Date Tue, 07 Jun 2005 10:32:29 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Ross Gardler wrote:
>>Ferdinand Soethe wrote:
>>>I still don't like the fact that it is online editing only but
>>>perhaps I'm the only one still on a dial up line ...
>>I don't think you are the only one. Even if you are, many of us work 
>>while traveling, so it is still an issue.
> Until recently i was on dail-up, much of Australia still is.
> I have another issue with being forced to do all editing via a
> web interface. With the current method of editing the source using
> whatever text-editor/xml-editor, i can be much more productive.
> I use UNIX tools like find and grep to search for certain occurences
> of strings (like when we had to replace all mentions of src/core/context).
> I can also edit a number of documents simultaneously.
> However i know that most new people don't work that way, so i suppose
> that i will need to suffer the loss of such tools.

As mentioned I want to see the ability to work offline in the users 
preferred tool (a requirement of my work on the Digital Divide). Maybe 
we can make your wish come true eventually, the way I see it is we need 
to make Lenya use SVN as a repository. But that will come much later I 
am sure.


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