On 3/3/09 9:37 AM, Kent Tenney wrote:
> I'll chime in as a newbie.
> It seems many of the comments preferring ad-hoc to structure
> come from "we know what we are doing, we can take care of ourselves"
> I think Zope has the goal of attracting new users, and the proposal
> has potential to make Zope more inviting to the uninitiated.
> Zope is very diffuse, making it a challenge to grasp. I know I would benefit
> from any initiative which sought to provide an overview role.

I'm not sure that's a goal of this proposal.  The word "Zope" will 
continue to have its previous series of semi-competing meanings.  The 
word will now also be attached to "Framework", which will be the emphasis.

As I read it, regarding the diffusion, asking the stakeholders in the 
existing meanings of the word to yield is not part of the proposal. 
(Thankfully, as that is hopeless.)

The focus, though, will be on greatest-common-factor of the shared 
meaning.  Not a solution to diffusion, but an improvement.


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