On 03/03/2010 09:43 PM, Jim Fulton wrote: > On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 3:14 PM, Fabio Tranchitella <kob...@kobold.it> wrote: >> * 2010-03-03 20:41, Chris McDonough wrote: >>> Why wouldn't that be worked out here? Is it because you just want the >>> mechanics of such a project done elsewhere without having to see it >>> talked about on this maillist? Or is it because you disagree that it >>> should be done? Or... what? >> >> The main issue is related to the different use cases we have for the ZTK: >> some people use (or want to use) the ZTK as a monolithic set of packages >> that can be considered "somehow" the upgrade path from zope3 with the >> exclusion of zope.app.* (if possible). >> >> Others (like me and you, Chris) see the ZTK as a set of core packages >> (mainly the bicycle repair kit, which is not the only self-contained subset >> of useful packages though) plus a huge load of dependencies we are bringing >> forward from the "old" zope3 releases. > > Others, like me and Martijn and probably many many others, see the ZTK > as a set of packages that can be used in various subsets and > combination. We want as few dependencies as possible. We also want a > configuration of versions that are known to work together because they > are tested together. We want stability and we want processes that > will help us move forward.
A thought that came up when reading this paragraph: another option restructuring/grouping to reduce the amount of packages may be to join smaller packages with weird boundaries into larger ones again. (Not that I suggest this to be an ultimate option, nor do I know from the top of my head any candidates for this, but we can keep that on the list of options we have.) Christian -- Christian Theune · c...@gocept.com gocept gmbh & co. kg · forsterstraße 29 · 06112 halle (saale) · germany http://gocept.com · tel +49 345 1229889 0 · fax +49 345 1229889 1 Zope and Plone consulting and development _______________________________________________ Zope-Dev maillist - Zope-Dev@zope.org https://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - https://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce https://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope )