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From Cyriaque Dupoirieux <>
Subject Re: [Proposal] decide the future of forrestdoc
Date Wed, 11 Jul 2007 15:01:19 GMT
I didn't even know this tool existed.

So I can't help on this point and let you devide what is best for the


le 11/07/2007 08:03 David Crossley a écrit :
> The Apache Forrest project needs to decide the future
> of "forrestdoc":  trunk/whiteboard/forrestdoc/
> When the Apache Jakarta Alexandria project became defunct,
> this code was saved and given a home at Apache Forrest.
> After some initial work, no development was done in the
> subsequent years. There was some hope that it would be
> turned into a Forrest plugin, but that has not eventuated.
> The code is not used at all by 'forrest'.
> See background
> Recently the Apache Maven project expressed some interest [2].
> There were some murmurs by two very busy Forrest developers.
> However this did not spur the Forrest project to explore
> what to do with the code.
> It has no community built around it at Forrest.
> I am concerned that the Forrest project is too thin to be
> able to support this tool. We need to focus on our core
> and our plugins.
> Today Vincent provided some patches.
> I am very concerned that this makes an obscure part of
> Forrest whiteboard available in the Maven repositories,
> while Forrest has no other presence there. This could
> cause confusion for our main users.
> I propose that Forrest ask the Maven project to take the
> code as-is over to Maven JXR, then split it up as they see fit.
> What do other Forrest developers think?
> [1]
> [2] Re: Forrestdoc and Maven JXR

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