Thanks for organizing this Alan. Hopefully folks will follow your lead and contribute. Agendaless put some money into the pot today.
On Thu, 2010-06-24 at 14:19 -0500, Alan Runyan wrote: > The blog: http://zodbdocs.blogspot.com/ > > I am coordinating an effort to have a ZODB book written by one of our > Zope clan, Carlos de la Guardia. He has completed a recent book for > Packt publishing on Grok. He showed interested in writing a ZODB book > if it were under Creative Commons. I have set up a blog and focused > on behind-the-scenes coordination required to make the book happen. > > We are now at a point where: > > - There is an initial outline of topics to cover. > - There is a way to contribute financially on the ZODB Docs Blog > (through paypal). > - If you can contribute to the book with written material and > experience. Let me know. I will make a contributor on the blog and > you can post articles. Carlos is more than happy to consolidate/pinch > material (and of course give the original author credit) and put it > into the final book. One of the thoughts would be to write ZODB > mini-howtos/articles on the blog. Some initial ideas: transaction > module (datamanagers, aftercommithook, etc), debugging scenarios (how > to debug a record being mutated accidentally), conflict resolution > (writing your own custom impl, btree bucket splits, etc), concurrency, > any benchmarking information you have, relstorage, writing your own > persistence format (keas.pbpersist?), or query strategies for ZODB. > There is a lot of material to cover in this book. > - There are also contribution/funding levels available which correlate > to recognition of your donation in the book. That is right. Give > money and you go down in history in the documentation *wink* > > We will have a revised outline of the book by Monday evening from > Carlos. If you want to contribute material to the Blog -- let me > know. You have a channel to voice your experience. > > More information is on the blog and will be updated as more progress > is made. Again the blog is at, http://zodbdocs.blogspot.com/ -- please > sign up and subscribe to the RSS feed. > > I am open for any feedback. I desperately want to get the larger > community support and feedback early as possible. Please feel free to > send comments, concerns, criticisms. > > cheers, > alan runyan > _______________________________________________ > 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 ) > _______________________________________________ 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 )