[Grok-dev] [OT] Marketing: noSQL?

Baiju M mbaiju at zeomega.com
Tue Feb 16 00:19:41 EST 2010

On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 2:36 AM, Martijn Faassen <faassen at startifact.com> wrote:
> Hey,
> On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 4:27 PM, Jim Pharis <binbrain at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This year at the NoSQL conference in New York I asked the organizers the
>> same question, "how come ZODB didn't get any love?". I think the general
>> impression is ZODB isn't a standalone solution and its tied to Zope.
>> I think getting some ZODB love on the NoSQL website is a good start. But
>> that would just peek the potential users interest. Then they go to the
>> homepage for ZODB, http://wiki.zope.org/ZODB/FrontPage for more indepth
>> information. The site is on the Zope wiki and the page almost presents ZODB
>> as an afterthought for Zope rather then a technology on the forefront of
>> NoSQL. There's no clear message conveyed, "this is how wonderful ZODB is,
>> and its not just for Zope".
> Yes, bad, I agree completely. I've tried to induce people to create a
> proper website for the ZODB for years now, but with limited uccess.
> I'll note that this is the best hope we have to get a proper ZODB site
> at some point:
> http://docs.zope.org/zodb/
> It's a sphinx site so pretty easy to manage, and it actually does
> provide a lot of useful content. It just has a bad home page. If it
> could be spruced up and perhaps labeled zodb.zope.org, or zodb.org,
> we'd get somewhere.

It looks like http://zodb.org redirects to:

Baiju M

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