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What happens in Rome…

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Cocoonistas at the Cocoon GetTogetherThe weather is lovely, the women are pretty, the food and wine are great and the espresso is keeping me awake. But these were (not) the real reasons I am in Rome. After 5 Cocoon GetTogethers in the lower countries the Italians decided to organize one. They found a great place for the hackaton: the zoo! We’re here surrounded by wild animals, palm trees and families with kids. Once in a while the families decide they want to see what the Homo Sapiens Computerus does in the zoo with a computer. Then we look back and they run away, scared of the pale skins.

Yesterday I spent most of the time meeting people, explaining Hippo CMS, the project wizard and pimping my demo a bit. I still have to practice my demo more to make it look really cool tomorrow. I guess it will be hard to present something “new” for Cocoon 2.1 since the talk of the town is 2.2. Jeroen is trying to get a WebDAV connection with Hippo Repository for C22. At the moment his computer downloads a lot of dependencies but he didn’t succeed YET in getting it run. Ah well there are worse places to try this than in the shade of a palm tree.