I don't think anyone has given much thought to actually documenting all these nice nifty features in 2.9. Which is no change from the norm, and it will be a fairly organic process again. I hate it, but whatever.
- C On Fri, 2005-04-08 at 11:22, Paul Winkler wrote: > On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 10:59:46AM +0200, Lennart Regebro wrote: > > On Apr 8, 2005 8:48 AM, Chris Withers <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > Dieter Maurer wrote: > > > > When will they feature in *the* "Zope Book"? > > > > > > Which "The Zope Book" are you referring to? > > > > > > The 2.6 one on Zope.org? > > > The 2.7 one on Plope.com? > > > The 3.whatever one somewhere-I-don't-know? > > > > I would expect it to be "featured", that is mentioned as a recommended > > practice, in a Zope2.9 book, should one appear. I also thonk that with > > 2.8 a 2.8 book should be released, which main feature could be to move > > the ZClass part to an appendix. > > I would love that. But in the present day, we haven't even finished the > 2.7 book. I suppose we could just change the book's release number from > 2.7 to 2.8 and hope that's adequate ;-) > > But that leaves unanswered questions - should we document the Five stuff > at all, and if so, how? > > The primary problem with the Zope Book is still the relative scarcity of > resources (i.e. editors with time to work on it). > > The secondary problem with the Zope Book is that it's showing its age: > the choice and organization of topics is IMHO less than ideal, but that > can't be sufficiently addressed on a chapter-by-chapter basis, one needs > to have a good overview of the whole project. This vastly increases the > scope of the task. > > Sadly I can't see the status quo changing unless somebody wants to > invest sufficient money in the project so that some of the independent > contractors involved could schedule work on the book as an actual paying > job. Hopefully one of two things will happen: > > * I will be proven wrong, or > * such money will materialize somehow :-) _______________________________________________ Zope maillist - Zope@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev )