On Wednesday 23 November 2005 21:43, Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
> I know that you, Roger, have been contributing a lot to new exciting
> features in Zope 3. In doing so, you would never have to worry about Zope 2
> because Zope 2 will only explicitly use certain Zope 3 features. I believe
> you would in fact benefit from the Zope 2 combination because the features
> you write would get much better exposure to a large install and development
> base that is *hungry* for Zope 3 technology. Also, you could combine
> efforts with people who, until now, have been implementing framework-level
> stuff in their own projects.

So you think it is better to loose the existing Zope 3 developers in 
anticipation of more community involvement? This would be Zope 3's death blow 
as we know it, because it would stall Zope 3 for several months. Honestly, I 
rather have less exposure and keep the code base clean.

> Bottom line: I find the risk of your having to dig through horrible Zope 2
> code much lower than the chance of joint efforts on Zope 3 technology. Of
> course, it'd be quite surprising if I didn't believe that as the author of
> the proposal *wink*.

You are kidding, right? You know April 1st is not for another 4 months. In all 
honesty, I think you are downplaying the new overhead of Zope 3 developers 
too much.

Stephan Richter
CBU Physics & Chemistry (B.S.) / Tufts Physics (Ph.D. student)
Web2k - Web Software Design, Development and Training
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