[Grok-dev] Re: grok futures: the return of the ZMI
optilude at gmx.net
Tue Jan 8 18:26:05 EST 2008
Martijn Faassen wrote:
> 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.
Let's try to link up over this. We really want this in Plone, and I've
spent quite a bit of time thinking about it. Some of what we need will
be Zope 2, CMF or Plone specific, but we'll try to generalise as much as
Author of `Professional Plone Development`, a book for developers who
want to work with Plone. See http://martinaspeli.net/plone-book
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