On Mon, 2006-02-27 at 17:06 +0100, Lennart Regebro wrote:
> OK, some initial, fuzzy comments:
> 

...

> You are thinking about things like TTW development and such?

Among other things.

Zope 2 is more mature than Zope 3 in a lot of areas.  WebDAV
and process management are a couple of examples that occur to me
off the top of my head.

...

> >    - Zope 5 will be the application server generally known as Zope.  It
> >      will be backward compatible (to the same degree that Zope 2
> >      releases are currently backward compatible with previous Zope 2
> >      releases) with Zope 2.  Zope 5 will similarly be backward
> >      compatible with Zope 3 applications built on top of the current
> >      Zope 3 application server.
> >
> >      Note that Zope 5 will leverage Zope 3 technologies to allow a
> >      variety of configurations, including a Zope 2-like configuration
> >      with implicit acquisition and through-the-web development, and a
> >      Zope 3-like configuration that looks a lot like the current Zope
> >      3 application server.  Maybe, there will be a configuration that
> >      allows Zope 2 and Zope 3 applications to be combined to a
> >      significant degree.
> 
> This overwhelms my complexity sensor. :-)

Sorry, I'm not sure why.


> I like the vision of Zope2 becoming a set of extra packages you
> install for Zope3, to get backwards compatibility. Maybe this is the
> same as what you call Zope 5, maybe not.

I see Zope 5 being a combination of Zope 2 and Zope 3, keeping
the best of both.  

> >    - There wouldn't be confusion about 2 Zopes.
> 
> This is definitely true...

And given some of the discussion over the last month or two, I think
this is pretty important.

Jim

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