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

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