[Grok-dev] Neanderthal sprint topics

Leonardo Rochael Almeida leorochael at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 11:32:04 EDT 2007

I won't be there, but I'd like to sugest a sprint topic regard looking
at z3c.formlib and seeing if it makes sense to base grok forms on

Cheers, Leo

On 9/28/07, Martijn Faassen <faassen at startifact.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> Here is a summery of the proposed sprint topics, with some added by
> myself as I think of them. I'd like all sprint attendees to think about
> picking 2 topics:
> * a smaller topic that they think they can get completed and checked in
> by the end of day 1 or early day 2.
> * a larger, possibly more risky/experimental topic that would take more
> time for the rest of the sprint.
> I'd like to get at least all topics listed here discussed with various
> people at the sprint.
> The idea is that we'll get more chance to actually get things finished.
> Of course on monday we'll need to plan it out in more detail, as people
> are intended to work in pairs, and some people are will only be there
> for part of the sprint as well.
> The sprint topics
> -----------------
> * The Grok website. Let's get a Plone skin going with Sebastian's
>    skin in there. Then let's start organizing content. (large topic,
>    but could be split into multiple smaller ones)
> * Continue the work on making it easier to write (f)tests for
>    applications written *with* Grok. See also:
>    http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.web.zope.grok.devel/1749
>    http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.web.zope.grok.devel/1752
>    http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.web.zope.grok.devel/1781
> * Associating additional info to events (probably more of an Zope-3
>    issue initially). See also:
>    https://bugs.launchpad.net/zope3/+bug/98483
>    http://jw.n--tree.net/irclogs/%23grok/%23grok.2007-09-04.log.html
> * Reference documentation. Publishing this online would be good.
> * ZCML configuration actions for grok. Currently grok does CA
>    registrations immediately. We should change this so grok generates
>    zope.configuration actions so that it works better with ZCML.
> * KSS for Grok. Godefroid will be there for at least the first half of
>    the sprint I heard, so I hope we'll get some KSS integration work
>    done. Having this would make me really excited, as there's all sorts
>    of cool things we can do with KSS. Besides integration code, I hope
>    this can also result in some form of tutorial.
> * Viewlets in Grok. Some work was already done on this. Let's step back
>    and see how we can make this look natural with Grok.
> * Theming hook for Grok. I know JW and Lennart need to talk on this.
> * Improving the Admin UI. The Admin UI is now there and looking good.
>    Now that we start using it, there are a ton of ideas on how to improve
>    it, let's get some of them done.
> * Supporting 'pinning versions' in Grok. We should make a good list of
>    versions of Grok dependencies, and publish a list on some URL that
>    buildout can then reuse. grokproject needs some adjustments too
>    to support this.
> * Grok and WSGI. Philipp, who unfortunately won't be there, has done
>    quite a bit of work on Zope 3/Grok and WSGI. We could investigate this
>    work, experiment with some WSGI middleware, and devise a plan to
>    get this integrated into Grok.
> * Grok release planning. It would be good to sit together and discuss
>    the planning of the next release(s).
> * Security; make the Grok security "policy" optional/configurable.
>    Partially related to this:
>    http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.web.zope.grok.devel/885
>    This could be looking into supporting model-level security. JW also
>    wants to consider the option to be able to switch from "views
>    are public by default" to "views are closed by default".
> * Security and the catalog
>    An interesting security feature would be to port the catalog magic
>    that CMF does to the Zope 3 catalog, as discussed recently on this
>    list.
> http://svn.zope.org/Products.CMFCore/trunk/Products/CMFCore/CatalogTool.py
> * Review, extend and merge the REST branch I did.
> Please add your sprint topics!
> Regards,
> Martijn
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