[Grok-dev] Re: an 'about grok' document

Fernando Correa Neto fcdoth at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 06:42:43 EDT 2007


On 3/25/07, Martijn Faassen <faassen at startifact.com> wrote:
> Fernando Correa Neto wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > On 3/24/07, Philipp von Weitershausen <philipp at weitershausen.de> wrote:
> >
> > [snip]
> >
> >> Hahaha, sounds great. I wish I could contribute here but I'm a poor
> >> artist. By the way, there's also a "ME GROK SMASH" action shot (in which
> >> Grok uses his big club to smash something) that hasn't been used yet. I
> >> think Martijn has it.
> >
> > I think it would be cool to use this image to do something like "ME
> > GROK SMASH .NET, Java, Ruby, Perl etc :D.
> > Or even something contrary to what Ruby on Rails proposes. It would be
> > like: ME GROK HURTS...hurts other web frameworks like.... But we need
> > to make sure it will hurt =).
> Would be fun, but I don't think it'd be very productive. :) People might
> get offended, and to say we beat the other frameworks is like shouting
> ME GROK CHALLENGE YOU!!! very loudly.
> Instead we just want to show why Grok's good for you. People can
> conclude by themselves whether Grok is actually better for any
> particular purpose than any of our competition.

I totally agree with that. The idea was to be fun and not challenging
any framework...even if grok could smash any.
As I stated in other emails, I'd go with other ideas like exposing the
best technologies of the zope world.
So don't get it too serious ;).

> Regards,
> Martijn
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