When i speak about zope with my friends or tell about zope to my boss i allways
use "Zope Framework" name.
Zope Framework was from beginning the "natural" name for zope3 for me.
When i thing about Zope3, i think about Zope Framework
When i thing about Zope2, i think about Zope2
Just my 0.02 cents :)
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> From: zope-dev-boun...@zope.org [mailto:zope-dev-boun...@zope.org] On Behalf
> Of Lennart Regebro
> Sent: Thursday, April 09, 2009 11:18 AM
> To: Martin Aspeli
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [Zope-dev] naming Zope
> Zope Toolkit is a good name. But so is Zope Framework. And honestly,
> it's more a framework than a toolkit. A toolkit is a collection of
> reasonably independent tools. OK, so Zope Framework is actually loads
> of frameworks, one for components, one for security one for web forms,
> and this and that. But they are also designed to work together, and
> therefore makes a sort of megaframework.
> OK, fair enough, Django calls itself a framework too. It is more
> specifically "a high level web framework". Zope Framework is NOT a web
> framework and certainly not high level. It's an application framework.
> Grok and BFG are web frameworks in the sense of Django.
> Is it really a big enough problem to distinguish between an
> application framework like Zope, and a Web Framework like Django, so
> that we need to rename everything again? I don't think so. Zope
> Framework is clear name and already in use. Changing that name just
> because it's not the same type of Framework as Django seems weird.
> So I'm +0 on Zope Toolkit. But +1 on Zope Framework. It just makes
> more sense to me.
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