[Grok-dev] Re: grok in the egg universe

Philipp von Weitershausen philipp at weitershausen.de
Wed Apr 18 14:59:34 EDT 2007

Martijn Faassen wrote:
> I'm in favor of merging this asap, but I'll list some requirements.
> Concerning the first proper release, what about coinciding Grok 0.9 with 
> Zope 3.4?

Given that we've got almost all features ready for 0.9 [1] and are even 
starting to tackle 1.0 features (layers and skins), I wouldn't mind a 
0.9 even sooner. I think we could coincide 0.9 with the first Zope 3.4 beta.

[1] https://blueprints.launchpad.net/grok/0.9

>> I also plan to feed back those changes to grokproject, making an 
>> egg-based install the default, unless you provide --with-zope3= to 
>> point to a traditional Zope 3 installation or checkout.
> I'm happy to update the tutorial and want to move to the new method. I 
> do want to retain the 'lighting fast installation' feature the tutorial 
> currently have. If you set things up right, making a new instance for a 
> particular tutorial is done in a flash. I hope we can figure something 
> out with a local egg cache or whatnot to replicate this in the new 
> scenario.
> The next step with this is to start pulling apart Grok into separate 
> bits and pieces, so that I can have a grokcore.component that's 
> compatible with Zope 3 and release Zope 3 libraries that use it. We 
> should do this after the merge of course.


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