On 5 July 2011 10:31, Hanno Schlichting <ha...@hannosch.eu> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 12:19 PM, yuppie <y.2...@wcm-solutions.de> wrote:
> > Long-term maintenance for Zope 2.13 would give these
> > projects/deployments at least a few more years.
>
> Yes. I'm willing to cut releases for it for quite a while. I just
> expect to see active maintenance from the Plone community to stop in a
> year or two. Judging from the ongoing maintenance we currently have
> for Zope 2.10 or 2.11 I don't think it's very realistic to expect much
> to happen once the Plone guys stop.
>
> >> What I'm outlining here has of course almost nothing to do with the
> >> original idea and scope of Zope 2. Maybe at some point this should get
> >> a different name ;-)
> >
> > I don't want to discuss names, but I think the next release from Zope
> > trunk should be explicitly a new *major* release.
>
> I think that's perfectly fine. Since I broke backwards compatibility
> with a number of changes I did, a major version increase is warranted.
>
> So we just got ourselves a Zope2 version 3.0. And no, naming it 4.0 or
> 5.0 or anything else doesn't make it any better at all. So 3.0 is the
> most sensible one :)


Boy, that's going to be confusing. :)

I'd actually favour calling it Zope2 4.0 just to avoid any mix-up with the
defunct Zope 3, although I don't think there are any particularly good
options here.

Martin
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