On Tue, 2003-06-24 at 10:09, Shane Hathaway wrote: > PieterB wrote: > >>Evan Simpson wrote: > >> > >>>Casey Duncan wrote: > >>> > >>> > >>>>I would be in favor of making the Examples "opt-in" like the Zope > >>>>tutorial. It seems silly to have it in evey ZODB by default. Make > >>>>people add it if they want it. > >> > >>This seems like a fine idea, but what action would the user take to > >>install examples and extras? > > > > I think the best way would be using a python script/Makefile that > > installs a .zexp file (or use http-upload with httplib). Configure > > should grow a --install-tutorial option. > > > > Mmmm... I need to clarify my question. Let's say you make and install > Zope. You fire it up and don't know what to do next. You look for some > button or control in the UI for displaying documentation and examples. > What do you find? An entry in the add list? Will you still find the > "help" link, but clicking it only tells you how to install the > documentation? Zope needs to help the user find the docs.
Jamie Heilman came up with a reasonable way to do this. The Zope Quick Start page instructs the user to import the examples and gives him a link which does so by calling manage_import. I've merged this into the HEAD and the 2.6 branch. - C _______________________________________________ Zope-Dev maillist - [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope )