On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 15:38, Alex Clark <acl...@aclark.net> wrote:
>> 2. Then you get ZCA a component architecture for Python. It has
>> nothing to do with Web whatsoever.
> E.g. zope.component and one or two others?


>> 3. Then we have ZTK. A toolkit for building web frameworks.
> This is where you lose me. What's an example of a ZTK package? I can't
> think of one off the top of my head… ah ok, I just found this:
>    - http://docs.zope.org/zopetoolkit/releases/packages-trunk.html
> So ZTK is ZCA plus the bits that make it suitable for building
> web frameworks. And is it fair to say I can just build any web
> app with the ZTK? I don't need any of the frameworks that are
> already built, I'm free to reinvent the wheel if I choose too.

Sure. Or for example, use it together with Pylons, or Bobo, or for
that matter BFG.

>> 4. On top of that we have Zope 2, BlueBream and Grok.
> I.e. The Frameworks™


>> 5. There is also BFG, which doesn't include/build on the ZTK (as the others 
>> do).
> Right, it's "loosely coupled" with the ZCA, but you can throw that out too,
> if you like?

Chris has to answer that.

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