Jim Fulton wrote:
> I think the KGS should define 3 categories of packages:
> - ZTK packages
>    These are packages we maintain and expect people to build things on.
> - Test packages
>     These are packages that build on the ZTK. These are used to test  
> the ZTK packages, but aren't part
>     of the ZTK.

Could you give an example ofa  'test package'? I'm having trouble 
thinking of what these might be.

> - dependencies of ZTK packages or test packages.

>    Note that the ZTK should probably avoid non-third-party  
> dependencies that are not
>    part of the ZTK. There are some fuzzy cases, like ZODB and ZConfig.

What would 'dependencies of ZTK packages or test packages' be? Aren't 
those third party packages?

> I propose that any test infrastructure we come up with needs to handle  
> these 3 cases.  In any cases, the test infrastructure needs to fix  
> version for all of the categories of packages and there needs to be a  
> formal process (uh, like tests passing :) for updating the  
> configuration.

Could you say a bit more about what's motivating this proposal?



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