On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 02:04:32PM +0100, Martin Aspeli wrote: > I think it's worth displaying some sensitivity to the context of Google > Summer of Code here. I too worry that PAULA may throw the baby (PAS) out > with the bathwater. > > However, GSoC is an excellent incubator of R&D, and has secondary goals such > as bringing more people into the community and engaging with students so > that they become the future contributors of our projects. Shooing them down > in flames is not going to help.
I see my work clearly in the R&D area, too, and I would like to take it as an opportunity to get further involved with Plone and Zope development. Sorry, if I am kicking off flames on the way there ;) > I wish that some of these discussions had been had in the open so that more > people could weigh in. However, most people who aren't used to the open > source way (and plenty who are, even) find it difficult to address a whole > community on a public mailing list and understand the nuances of the > responses. That very thing is part of the learning curve that GSoC seeks to > address. point taken > On balance, I think it's great that Florian is exploring new territory here. > PAULA may or may become a part of Zope and/or Plone in the future. It may be > that we use bits of it and let other bits evolve separately. It may be that > it dies, but at least then we have a clear idea about what PAU is and what > benefits it can bring. The notion of having a bridge component certainly > sounds sensible to me. > > So, please, let's not be too harsh until we've seen the final product and > given it a fair chance. thank you very much for supporting my idea florian PS: Did you intentionally not post to plone-developer's? As all of them are on zope-dev, too?
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