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From Thorsten Scherler <>
Subject Re: Merging back the dispatcher
Date Tue, 25 May 2010 08:03:44 GMT

On 25/05/2010, at 03:15, Tim Williams wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 7:59 AM, Thorsten Scherler <> wrote:
>> On 27/04/2010, at 08:04, David Crossley wrote:
>>> Tim Williams wrote:
>>>> Well, if the dispatcher is all that changed in such a release, we
>>>> could do a 0.91 afterwards.  I think there's another consideration
>>>> that I didn't mention too.  I feel irresponsible releasing software
>>>> that we can't support and I'm concerned that this would be the case
>>>> with the dispatcher.  I have a difficult enough time now digging up
>>>> Cocoon knowledge when questions come across but with
>>>> dispatcher-related ones I have no clue.  Maybe it's an unfounded
>>>> concern, I dunno...
>>> I have the same concerns.
>>> Perhaps we should get 0.9 released ASAP,
>>> then make a concerted effort to build a Dispatcher
>>> community. Make another release soon after.
>> I understand what you are all saying, but the dispatcher is basically one transformer
>> the usage of locationmap for resolving the structurer and contracts. There is not
>> more to it.
> So, would you be against a 0.9 release with dispatcher in the
> whiteboard?  Does anyone have the time in the near future to move it
> from the whiteboard anyway?

I am not sure about the community support as reason to keep it in the whiteboard. There are
many devs and committer that uses the dispatcher so I do not see the missing community around


Thorsten Scherler <>
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