On Dec 22, 2005, at 9:20 AM, Andreas Jung wrote:

--On 22. Dezember 2005 09:09:02 -0500 Chris McDonough <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

The question is this: do you think there should be an explicit "install" step for egg packages/Products or do you think it should be possible to just put eggs on your PYTHONPATH (and perhaps adjust a config file with

I think the installation should be explicit. In Zope 3 you have to configure package/products through ZCML, in CMF/Plone you need to use the quickinstaller tool....so as Guido tought us: explicit is better than implicit :-)

I did forget to mention one thing... currently you can specify *which* products you want to activate at startup via a listing of "requirements" in a configuration file. This is another vector of explicitness unrelated to how the program got installed.

- C

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