[Grok-dev] Re: newbie question: megrok.five status

Martin Aspeli optilude at gmx.net
Tue Nov 13 06:30:34 EST 2007

Hi Philipp,

> I think we should from now on be clear in our terminology. For me,
> "Grok" is *the* web application framework that's distributed in the
> 'grok' package. It runs on Zope 3. There's only one Grok. Let's keep it
> that way.
> Now, I'm all for reusing Grok's underlying mechanisms and philosophies
> elsewhere (e.g. in Plone), but whatever it is, it should NOT be called
> Grok. We'll just end up confusing ourselves, just like we did with Zope
> 2 vs. Zope 3. I bet we would also run into the same marketing problem
> (e.g. if the Plone thing sucked but Grok actually ruled, people would
> condemn Grok because of their experience with the Plone Grok-lookalike.)

+100, but let's make sure Plock doesn't suck :)


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