Andrew, If you are going to ignore my arguments about Plone being well tested, easy to install and having a better upgrade path than a customized solution like patching localFS, then this is just a waste of everybody's time.
On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 1:33 PM, Andrew Milton <a...@theinternet.com.au>wrote: > +-------[ Tim Nash ]---------------------- > | No your response and Jens response are totally inappropriate. We will > never > | rebuild this community if all our posts are greeted with personal > attacks. > > You're not going to "rebuild" any community if given a choice of two > items, they're told to install the largest most complicated of them. > > | Using plone for the said usecase is not inappropriate especially since > using a > | directory view does not require using all of plone. > > Yes, Jens failed to factor in ideology and laziness into the use-case. > > | Please keep your arguments reasonable and focused on the technology or > the > | management of that technology. > > OK. > > LocalFS works. It's small. It does the task that was asked for. There > are various patches around that increase its performance to close to that > of serving static content directly out of Apache. > > Serving from Apache works. It's external to Zope. It does the task that > was asked for, but, can't be managed from inside Zope or it requires the > Zope install to share a filesystem with Apache (to manage from zope). > > Plone works. It's huge. It's complicated. It does 1000x more things than > was asked for and is not a solution that should be recommended to simply > serve files from the file system. > > Get a grip. You might want to install plone to do it, but, 99 times out > of 100 that isn't the correct solution to recommend to *anyone* that > just wants to serve files from the file system. > > -- > Andrew Milton > a...@theinternet.com.au >
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