On Tuesday 07 March 2006 01:41, Paul Dumais wrote: > I have familiarized myself with docbook and am gung ho. I am fairly > new to zope3, so I will not be much help with content. I will be good > at trying out things and keeping the document up to date.
Using docbook is probably okay for most people,, not for me though. ;-) > I decided to go with darcs for now, we can move to svn if darcs > doesn't work for most people. > > I have a repo at z3book.unstate.ca. You can do: "darcs get > http://z3book.unstate.ca" to get the book (but there's nothing > there!). I think this is a very high entry bar, since pretty much everyone in Zope 3 land uses svn. Also, you should explain how people willing to help can get access to the box. > For now I am hoping to get suggestoins on how the book should be laid out. > What about something like: > > << preface >> > << Basic Usage >> > << Framework Overview >> > << Common Development Patterns >> > << Content Components >> > > I really have no clue. I was hoping that a zope3 guru could suggest > how the parts could be best laid out. It seems to me that it is very > tricky to have an encyclopedic resource for power users as well as > easy to follow trails for newbies who are likely to get lost in the > woods. I think by looking at the two existing books, you could come up with an initial outline. > For those of you who have already authored tutorials, books, articles, > tips, etc. It would be most excellent if you could offer them up > (permission to use and alter, etc). Icing on the cake would be if you > could suggest where in the zope 3 book you envision seeing your info. > A cherry on top would be if you could update the information for the > current release. I think you should also announce the effort to a wider audience, i.e. zope3-dev, zope, and zope-announce. Regards, Stephan -- Stephan Richter CBU Physics & Chemistry (B.S.) / Tufts Physics (Ph.D. student) Web2k - Web Software Design, Development and Training _______________________________________________ Zope3-users mailing list Zope3firstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope3-users