[Grok-dev] Grok 1.0 and beyond

Dirceu Pereira Tiegs dirceutiegs at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 15:25:13 EST 2008

On Jan 4, 2008 2:27 PM, Sebastian Ware <sebastian at urbantalk.se> wrote:
> 4 jan 2008 kl. 16.17 skrev Wichert Akkerman:
> > Previously Luciano Ramalho wrote:
> >> Philipp's Todo list and my earliest experiments, AnimalTree and
> >> Adder,
> >> show that doing toy apps in Grok is really easy. During the
> >> PloneConf,
> >> Andy McKay told me just that: all he sees are these trivial toy apps
> >> demoing Grok. How about some exciting stuff? Well, it turns out doing
> >> anything more exciting is quite hard in Grok, because of the need to
> >> find, understand, and combine lots of Zope 3 parts.
> >
> > I agree. One thing that would be useful is to have a set of optional
> > add-on products for grok that implement common features. For example I
> > would love to see a megrok.authentication that I could plug into all
> > grok applications. LoginDemo could then just be a trivial demo which
> > only loads grok and megrok.authentication and does nothing else.
> >
> > Wichert.
> >
> I was helped a lot by hurry.query and hurry.workflow. Without these I
> would probably have abandoned Grok early on. Maybe more "helper
> components" such as these are a solution. IMHO we don't want core Grok
> to grow too much.

+1, but I think some of these "helper components" could ship with Grok
(perhaps by making grokproject download and install them).

Dirceu Pereira Tiegs
Weimar Consultoria

Hospedagem Plone, Zope e Python

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