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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: [RT] fixing gump
Date Wed, 06 Oct 2004 18:16:30 GMT
David Crossley wrote:

> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
>>Adam R. B. Jack wrote:
> <snip/>
>>>Cocoon didn't build 'cos (1) we'd not got enough folks caring about gump
>>>successes (2) we didn't build from repository (and cocoon has lots of
>>>dependencies, so it's chances of a build were unlikely. FWIIW: Communities
>>>(many), along with myself (looking at 'affected') and Stefan (just being the
>>>natural Gumpmeister) put in the time and effort in to picked candidate
>>>failures, fix them, and slowly edged up the Gump wave front to meet Cocoon.
>>>So, in a sense, this number resulted in Cocoon getting built. ;-)
>>all right, it is clearly not your fault that cocoon was never built, but 
>>this for sure didn't help, IMHO.
> A tweet from the background ...
> The email reports that nag us on Cocoon and Forrest
> are very hard for me to follow. (Please don't stop the nags.)
> I do try to decipher them and even follow through
> to the website. However, i inevitably give up and wait.
> Thank heaven that Stefan Bodewig and Stephen McConnell et al
> sometimes send us a fix for our gump descriptor.
> These fixes are often obscure.
> So, please, it is not that we don't care.
> How to ease the confusion, i do not know.


first of all, I think forrest should really transfer control of their 
descriptor to the gump project.

You are the only ASF descriptor that does not validate against the DTDs 
that I finished last night.

[this is because Nicola's love into overdesign]

That would help gump help you.


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