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From Sachin Patel <>
Subject Re: xdoclet
Date Fri, 21 Oct 2005 18:50:54 GMT
Jacek, Looks like WTP will have xdoc2 support for their 1.0 (got a note 
saying it's in this weeks I-build) so perhaps we should consider not 
maintaining two streams and focus only on xdoclet 2 plugin development.

John S.  what do you think? Do you see a reason to maintain both?


Jacek Laskowski wrote:
> Sachin Patel wrote:
>> No, I'm currently not working on it, and I don't think John S is 
>> either right now.  This is a good question, but I say go for it.
> Good.
>>  The only technical reason I can think at the top of my head to keep 
>> the 1.x based version is for eclipse tooling integration, as WTP 
>> currently supports the 1.x xdoclet runtimes.  I'm not sure wether 
>> they have plans to support 2.x runtime for WTP 1.0.  I can ask them.  
>> If so, then perhaps there is no need to support both versions.
> I'll be working on XDoclet2 plugin and won't touch what's already 
> available.
>>  Also how much easier is it to develop XDoclet 2 plugins from a build 
>> perspective? Do you think some of the questions John posted in an 
>> earlier thread can be answered easer with XDoclet2? (i.e can you 
>> build without the source?)
> I don't know it yet. I've been reading about the plugin development 
> and following some conversations and it seemed it would be much 
> easier. Let me take a look at it a bit and I'll come back with answers 
> later.
>> Sachin.
> Jacek

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