[Grok-dev] Re: Admin UI name change suggestion

Sebastian Ware sebastian at urbantalk.se
Thu Oct 4 10:22:33 EDT 2007

4 okt 2007 kl. 16.15 skrev Philipp von Weitershausen:

> Sebastian Ware wrote:
>> Martijn blogged:
>> "Work is being done to extend and improve the Grok admin UI, in  
>> particular to show information about which views are available for  
>> a content object. Also one of our conclusions of these discussions  
>> is that "admin UI" is not a very good name. It's really a UI  
>> dedicated to serving developers while they develop a Grok-based  
>> application. We haven't figured out a good new name for this yet."
>> And in that context, how about calling it the Grok Dashboard?
> To be honest, the more I think about it, the more I think we should  
> not require the admin UI to create application objects. The admin  
> UI is great, but mostly because of Uli's extensions.
> I've shown Grok to many newcomers now (13 people just this week)  
> and most are completely confused by it. Brandon and Shane seemed to  
> have made similar experiences. I've come to the conclusion that  
> Grok should make the grok.Application subclass the root object of  
> the ZODB, or at least create them automatically.
> This would "reduce" the admin UI to be a pure inspection and  
> documentation tool, which I think is what it is best at. It can  
> simply focus on that instead of trying to be too many things.


mvh Sebastian

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