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From "sirčne vip" <sirene_...@hotmail.com>
Subject RE: [jira] Commented: (JCR-296) More details for beginners
Date Thu, 05 Jan 2006 13:16:38 GMT


>Thanks for raising the issue! You are absolutely correct, the available 
>documentation is not very >beginner-friendly. I'll take a look at the 
>issues you raised.
Thank you!

>About having a help forum on the web site: We are currently using on the 
>jackrabbit-dev mailing list as the forum for asking questions as well as 
>discussing Jackrabbit issues. Would there be interest in for example 
>setting up a part of the Jackrabbit wiki as an easier-to-approach Q/A forum 
>for new users?
>
I just think it  would be a good idea.

Beginner's questions are always lost in more advanced questions and are 
considered as of minor priority. Although, sometimes (if not always)  when 
resolving these minor problem, we can finally make the most progress....

Regards,
Celina

> > More details for beginners
> > --------------------------
> >
> >          Key: JCR-296
> >          URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JCR-296
> >      Project: Jackrabbit
> >         Type: Wish
> >     Reporter: Celina Konito
> >     Assignee: Jukka Zitting
>
> >
> > Hi everyone,
> > I'm one of these beginners trying to make their way in Jackrabbit and 
>content repositories universe.
> > Besides the fact that there exist but very few examples on Jackrabbit 
>use, all of them, including the official web site of Jackrabbit miss few 
>details, simple though essential, for beginners.
> > My first point is the following: once Jackrabbit source is checked out 
>and built, time to test it using simple examples. But, where to put the 
>example directory from the beginning. How to run it (maven 
>java:compile....) ?
> > A second point is the fact that there is no help forum on the Jackrabbit 
>web site.
> >  A third point, taking my case as an example, the example would just not 
>create a new workspace configuration.
> > And many other troubleshoots - I repeat - basic but essential, that 
>could avoid dozens of wasted hours and discouragment, if just mentioned on 
>the website.

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