Am Donnerstag 21 Januar 2010 06:15:58 schrieb Tres Seaver:
> Baiju M wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 9:05 AM, Hanno Schlichting <> 
> >> On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 3:56 AM, Baiju M <> wrote:
> >>>         I would like to get your opinion about this position statement,
> Channeling Chris here:
> BFG can't truly be said to be a Zope3-derived framework:  it doesn't
> *require* application developers to use the ZCA, altho[ugh it happens to
> use the ZCA in its implementation (primarily as an optimization at this
> point).  Its dependencies have never included more than a handful of
> Zope3 packages (zope.interface, zope.component, zope.configuration, and
> dependencies).
> Its notions of a view is radically different than a Zope3 view, for
> instance:  in BFG, a view is nearly always just a function or other
> callable, and only rarely (primarily in migrated code) a class / factory
> taking context and request and returning a "view object."
> In 2010, *none* of the Zope3 technologies are "required knowlege" for a
> BFG developer:  you can literally write a BFG app which imports
> *nothing* from the zope.* namespace at all (nor ZODB and related
> packages, etc.)

Thanks for clearing this up. What I don't understand is: Is ZCA now part of 
the ZTK or not? I had the impression that ZCA is merely a set of libraries 
inside the ZTK? Who maintains ZCA? Is this the ZTK steering group or somebody 

Best Regards,

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