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From Jeff Turner <je...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Proposal for Lenya
Date Fri, 21 Feb 2003 01:40:27 GMT
On Wed, Feb 19, 2003 at 04:01:16PM +0100, Michael Wechner wrote:
> Dear Incubator List
> 
> Here's our proposal for _Lenya_ (plz see below), a Content Management 
> System based on Cocoon.

FWIW, here's my +1 for Incubatorship.  I see Lenya as tackling all the
problems that Forrest would eventually encounter, if we ignored the
blatant scope creep.  It would be very cool if Lenya and Forrest were
eventually two different 'profiles' of a common technology set.

I see what Steven means with:

>> My main concern is the fact that Lenya does not come only with a
>> community, but also with a code base. That code base is in use already
>> at a selected number of commercial installations (which is good, of
>> course). I hope to be proven wrong, yet I fear the existing codebase
>> is intimately linked with these installations - hence the number of
>> publications in CVS.

But I don't understand why the usual Apache process wouldn't work.
Preserve the core architecture whenever possible, but if someone wants a
revolution, fine: there's nothing wrong with supporting both a legacy 1.x
and redesigned 2.x release.


--Jeff


...
> Thanks
> 
> Michael

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