[Grok-dev] Re: grok futures: the return of the ZMI

Martijn Faassen faassen at startifact.com
Tue Jan 8 18:18:04 EST 2008

Martin Aspeli wrote:
> That is, this is something you do *after* you've 
> built and deployed the application. That doesn't mean Grok shouldn't 
> have this feature available as an optional (maybe default-on) feature 
> for application builders (and I think it should). However, the message 
> to developers is subtly different: You're not saying "start here", 
> you're saying "here's a powerful tool for experimentation and bespoke 
> customisation of any application".
> For the most basic "start here" use case, I think grokproject/Paste 
> Script are more appropriate.

That's an interesting distinction. I'd say that yes, for the first step 
I describe we're more talking about a powerful customization feature 
built-in than "start here". Good point.

That might eventually change if we get to through the web model 
construction, but that'd be a later step anyway.



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