[ZF] Re: [Zope3-dev] Official Zope packages

Benji York benji at zope.com
Wed Jul 25 11:21:33 EDT 2007

Jim Fulton wrote:
> IMO, it is not  a good goal to find maintainers for projects in the  
> repository just because they're there.  It might be a good goal to:
> - Move projects out of the respository or to an unmaintained section  
> of the respository when they cease to be maintained.
> - It might also be useful to create a separate area of the repository  
> for exploratory projects.
> For me, there are two criteria for decoding what to work on:
> - They help or interest me (or ZC) directly,
> - They are important for furthering the health of the community or  
> Zope brand.

Hmm, the above sound like things PyPI can/could address.  Maybe we 
shouldn't treat svn.zope.org as the front door, but instead as the 
storage shed.

PyPI can become the way people do things like ask: what are the actively 
maintained zope.* packages, what do they do, and who works on them.
Benji York
Senior Software Engineer
Zope Corporation

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