Hanno Schlichting wrote:
> I don't see how a ZTK meta-egg would be of any value. Given that the
> number of packages included in the ZTK will change quite a bit over
> time, it doesn't make sense to depend on a ZTK egg for a package, as
> it doesn't provide any real stable contract. An egg with hard coded
> exact version numbers is pretty painful as well, as you cannot
> override those requirements to go for selected newer versions of any
> packages pinned in such a way. Opting for a newer zope.testing release
> for example is quite a common requirement.
> I don't think it makes sense for anyone to "install the entire ZTK".
> Projects being built on top of the ZTK are most often only interested
> in a part of the ZTK and will depend on such packages explicitly. What
> is valuable for those, is the stability contract between various
> versions of packages in the ZTK.
I agree with this - I see little value in a ZTK egg, and I also agree
the ZTK explicitly supports using part of the ZTK only.
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