[Grok-dev] Python UK meeting and Django
noah.gift at gmail.com
Tue May 6 20:01:55 EDT 2008
> They were successful due to brilliant marketing (kudos man), a
> mostly-developed python answer to RoR, a good sense of timing and strong
> community development skills.
I agree, and if you doubt this truth, then read Four Hour Work Week. Anyone
can create their own image, and expertise in weeks, but it requires
tenacious and persistent marketing. They, or the entity, needs to write
many articles, give talks, etc. Unfortunately, often the very smartest
people suck the most at engaging in this type of necessary behavior.
> Perhaps grok is being too nice. GROK SMASH YET ANOTHER ROR RIPOFF.
> Of course a real advantage for DJango is that they are AppEngine ready.
> Interestingly the Datastore is much more akin to the ZODB than it is to an
I have been playing with the Datastore and like it quite a bit. I would
love to see a version of Grok that just uses the Datastore as option. I
would really, really like Grok then. I know we have a "Global Sprint"
coming at the end of May, and also some people that use Grok will be
attending the Google I/O event. Anyone want to try...?
> No hard feelings. :)
> Kevin Smith
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