On Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at 03:26 , Jerry Spicklemire wrote:
> Maybe that is the natural state for a rapidly maturing Open
> Source project. After all, Linux itself was a "labor in
> obscurity" sort of amateur project for nearly a decade.

By the time Linux hit the popular press it was well entrenched in 
corporate DNS, email and web servers.

> On the other hand, if you like myself remain mystified that Zope
> hasn't made a massive splash in the Application Server market,
> then maybe it's time to think about "the grand plan".

Does Zope really need to make a big splash anywhere?

Zope will get adopted by word of mouth. People who use it will end up 
developing their commissioned works in it, and the installed base will 
grow exactly as fast as it can be supported.


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