[ZF] Foundation goals survey
marius at pov.lt
Wed Jan 22 15:54:48 CET 2014
On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 06:34:34PM +0100, Godefroid Chapelle wrote:
> Dear Zope Foundation member,
> The board is requesting input from the foundation membership about the
> goals of the Zope Foundation.
Why on the list and not via some web-based survey?
> Traditionally the foundation holds the intellectual property of the
> Zope code and related libraries released under the Zope Public License
> Do you believe the foundation's role should be limited to this intellectual
> property placeholder?
Well, no, somebody has to maintain the tech infrastructure.
> Or can you think of other goals you wish the foundation would pursue?
> Some random possibilities are:
> 1) fund specific critical development efforts
> 2) fund targeted Zope sprints
> 3) fund a Zope Conference, either standalone or with another
> 4) fund the creation of documentation showing Zope's capabilities
> 5) encourage further porting of Zope onto Python 3
> 6) cleanup and organize a Zope Consultant/Training resource
> 7) commission and maintain a roster of Zope usergroups
> 8) some kind of joint/merged effort with the Plone Foundation
> 9) other ideas you have
If there's money, why not. Python 3 porting seems the most important of
these. After that, documentation.
> In this case, would you volunteer to act within the foundation?
No. I've barely enough time/motivation to fix test failures when I
notice them. (Thank you buildbots, and Travis CI.)
For every complex problem, there is a solution that is simple, neat, and wrong
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