[Grok-dev] Relooking at Grok
zedobject at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 01:42:41 UTC 2012
Your post is highly reassuring.
On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 5:41 PM, Sebastian Ware <sebastian at urbantalk.se>wrote:
> 1 jul 2012 kl. 07.04 skrev Milind Khadilkar:
> > Hi,
> > I have used Grok in the past and had problems with using 1.4 on Windows.
> Not being a hands on programmer, could not do the troubleshooting required
> and dropped it, though colleagues at my company have been using it for some
> projects. I have been following discussions on this list though, without
> fully understanding their content... At my company, there is a suggestion
> to use more of Grok for further projects, but I am a bit bothered by there
> being no new releases in 5 quarters, since April 2011. Should I view it as
> an indicator of stability, or as a lack of community support, or an
> emphasis on downloading the current code from the repository and building
> > Is there anything else that we should consider in taking a decision on
> Grok as our primary platform?
> I have used Grok for the past three years without any problems. I find it
> to be very stable. Nothing much I miss and I am happy with the current low
> frequency release cycle.
> I solve most problems by dropping into the debugger and looking around.
> Issues with installation have often been resolved by searching the mailing
> list, posting here or visiting the #grok irc-channel. Lots of helpful
> people. I know Windows has few users here, you would probably be better off
> developing and deploying on Linux/Mac OSX. We use Mac OSX for development
> and Ubuntu for deployment.
> Regarding long term commitment, I know there are quite a few of the core
> developers have committed to the platform in big projects.
> You will need someone who is comfortable dropping into the debugger and
> reading docs in eggs to be successful in adopting Grok, other than that it
> is a nice and productive framework and I am very happy with it.
> Mvh Sebastian
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