--On 9. Oktober 2006 12:19:22 -0400 Tim Peters <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
Don't know about "should be", but it /is/ related ;-) I had job-related reasons before to make at least minimal ongoing efforts toward keeping the Zope test suites happy on Windows, and that in turn meant I kept many full checkouts of various Zopes current, at least ran the tests routinely, gave real attention to discussions of possible Windows glitches, built Windows installers routinely, and so on. But I don't do anything related to web development anymore, and "bit rot" is setting in wrt my once-encyclopedic knowledge of the umpteen quirky build procedures for the umpteen versions of Windows Zope. When, months ago, someone else volunteered to take over the Zope3 Windows builds, and actually followed up on it (yay!), I mentally resigned from these tasks. You (ZC, ZF, the community) want someone who /uses/ Zope on Windows to make Windows releases. It was at best half nuts that I kept doing it after building & testing an installer once each N weeks became my only contact with Zope.
Thanks for your work on the windows builds in the past. We appreciate your work very much.
I built the last couple of Zope 2.9.x release, but my access to a Windows build environment is gone now...Odd. I believe Tim built 2.9.4 because you could not?I don't remember, but it's possible. I'm still willing to build an installer when there's no alternative, but it's long past time that was treated as a last-ditch fallback instead of "business as usual".
I'd like to see someone taking over the responsibility for the Windowsbuilds for the mid-term future. We have enough smart Windows users that could step in.
Thanks in advance, Andreas
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