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From Jörn Kottmann <kottm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Removal of Cas Editor Project support
Date Wed, 27 Apr 2011 08:26:49 GMT
Any opinons? Otherwise I will go ahead and remove the
Cas Editor project support and implemented the proposed
backward compatibility.


On 4/11/11 5:15 PM, Jörn Kottmann wrote:
> On 3/31/11 10:35 PM, Marshall Schor wrote:
>> Could we do something to make its removal give the right guidance to 
>> let people
>> who are "used to" the other method continue to use the CAS editor?
>> I think we need some way to gracefully migrate people :-)
> Now looked a little deeper into this issue and suggest the following 
> migration.
> When the new Cas Editor 2.3.2 is started up the first time,
> it does the following to migrate a project:
> 1. Reads the dotCorpus file and sets the type system location for the 
> project
> 2. Copies the dotCorpus to the new default styling file location
> After these two steps a user will be able to open any .xcas or .xmi 
> file inside
> the migrated project with the configured styling. The functionality to 
> run an
> AE will be removed from the Cas Editor and we will instruct our users 
> to use
> the new eclipse AE launch support instead.
> What that be a graceful migration?
> Jörn

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