-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Chris McDonough wrote: > On 5/12/09 12:00 PM, Malthe Borch wrote: >> 2009/5/12 Chris McDonough<chr...@plope.com>: >>> If we ever do release an 80%-compatible publisher replacement, we should >>> call it >>> something other than "repoze.zope2". >> I doubt if we're really talking 80% though; if as Hanno suggests, >> it'll run CMF, Plone and what other popular Zope 2 apps/libraries, >> isn't it more like 95%? In that case, I think the name can remain the >> same. > > Since those systems don't have any well-understood APIs themselves (at least > historically), apps written on top of them do plenty of arbitrary things. > Putting some 80% thing out there and telling folks "Plone and CMF run on it" > without some "porting guide" is a recipe for endless maillist conversations > with > people not-in-the-know... "but now I get this KeyError in this app code I > inherited four years ago... can you help me?" <shudder>. > > Breaking certain arbitrary things is fine, but maybe for such a thing to > match > the goals of the original "repoze.zope2", there has to be a widely-published > list of each backwards incompatibility, showing "real world" symptom of a > breakage and providing a workaround. Doing a good job at documenting > breakage > symptoms and workarounds is usually far more work than actually doing the > coding > to rip out some feature (I find it usually takes about 4X as long). > > If we can't afford this (and I sure can't personally), I'm not sure what we'd > end up calling it. plone.dot.someting? zope.dot.something?
+lots to calling this something other than 'repoze.zope2', which has always been about bending over backward to provide full BBB for Zope2 apps. Tres. - -- =================================================================== Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 tsea...@palladion.com Palladion Software "Excellence by Design" http://palladion.com -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFKCz5K+gerLs4ltQ4RAgxAAJ9XhD7rEROlUWZVrt6nl40coB3yRACfXMs6 gsAtcLTDwybdFmsbpquMJcE= =doWK -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ Repoze-dev mailing list Repozefirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.repoze.org/listinfo/repoze-dev