-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Max M wrote: > Martin Aspeli skrev: >> Peter Bengtsson wrote: > >>> Will the grok effort yield any codegenerating scripts and stuff like >>> the django folks have? >>> If not, I have some ideas that I could maybe contribute with at/for >>> the next sprint even :) >> Code generation sucks. :) > > (I know it is late to participate in this thread, but I am reading up on > grok.) > > I used to have the above opinion too. But I have changed my mind. > > > A good framework will get you up and running with as little resistance > as possible. > > But actual real-life projects will often need a lot of files, > configuration and settings. > > So you might start out mean and lean, but after you are done fixing all > the little special cases and customizations, you will still have a lot > of code. > > If all that code you end up with anyway is automatically generated, it > will have an educational effect on the community. A "Code by Numbers" > effect where you fill in code in the obvious slots.
That presumes that the framework is omniscient / presient enough to leave slots in place to allow the customizaitons you want. I *hate* fighing some UID-generateing architecture ("wiggling the wires") to get the customer's desired UI. > Just see how easy it is to check out other peoples AT based code in > Plone. Simply because everyone are acustomed to the structures and > conventions. I think you just proved Martin's point: in my experience, maintaining other people's AT-based code is like Napoleon before Moscow: thigh deep in freezing mud. Tres. - -- =================================================================== Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 [EMAIL PROTECTED] Palladion Software "Excellence by Design" http://palladion.com -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFGKM+2+gerLs4ltQ4RAlqyAJ9/5MlxmBy+nAYJUkmrrtCPt0aHMwCeOr3X T0RmJNDsVnTMl4iARwFtL2E= =Q4CN -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ Zope3-dev mailing list Zope3email@example.com Unsub: http://mail.zope.org/mailman/options/zope3-dev/archive%40mail-archive.com