On 10/20/07, Dieter Maurer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Zope 2 had (for products) all three things together.
> It was felt that this was a too tight coupling. Therefore, for Zope 3
> the paradigma "explicit is better than implicit" (a paradigma, that I
> personally dislike and find wrong) was used.
> Now, you want again more things to happen implicitly.
> In my view, this is natural -- but not in the Zope 3 spirit...
Sure, but while I fully acknowledge problems with the Zope 2 approach,
in my view we've gone a bit overboard at times with the Zope 3 spirit.
There is value in thinking about compact expression. The great benefit
with Zope 3 is that we frequently actually *know* the aspects of what
we want to express compactly, as we tend to be expressing these
I hope we can foster a spirit where after we have factored out the
independent aspects we can look at them again and make their
expression more compact, at least for whatever we determine is a
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