[Christian Theune]
> it looks like in principle the windows building mechanism got a bit
> better in the last time. Unfortunately I'm extremely busy and couldn't
> follow all the changes that are required on my building site, so I'm
> technically currently not able to compile the release for 2.8 final.

Thanks for trying!  I built the 2.8 Windows installer yesterday, so
there's nothing left to do here for 2.8 final.

> If Tim (or someone else) is able (regarding time and technical
> abilities) and willing to care for the Windows builds in future, I'd
> like to step back from the job of creating the Windows builds. I'm not
> using Windows on a daily basis and it is very time consuming to keep a
> working building environment around when something changes.

I updated the WinBuilders README.txt today, with what I hope are
clearer instructions.  I didn't need to change anything on my box to
get it to work, the only snag was that the 2.8 tag was made with
zope.mk containing a wrong name for the Linux tarball (it was missing
the "-final" part).

Still, this is much easier if you run on Windows routinely.  Then you,
e.g., probably have a functioning Cygwin, a close-to-current native
Windows checkout of Zope, and don't scratch your head over DOS box

I could only do this yesterday because it was a weekend and I had the
spare time.  It's not part of my job, and I have more things competing
for "spare time" already than I can handle, so I can't volunteer to
take this over.

Anyone else run on Windows routinely who's eager for glory?  As
Christian learned the hard way, it doesn't really work if running on
Windows is an occasional afterthought in your daily life.
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