[ZDP] BackTalk to Document Zope Developer's Guide (2.4
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Zope is an open source web application framework. It has three
% chrism - Dec. 10, 2001 11:02 am - Note that folks are encouraged to make
comments using the comment system. Thanks!
*Site Managers* -- individuals who use of Zope's "out of the box" features
to build websites. This audience is interested in making use
of Zope's existing array of features to create content
management solutions. They will likely make heavy use of
"through the web" scripting using DTML, Page Templates, and
Python Scripts as well as (of course) HTML and XML. They are
generally less concerned about code reuse than the speed with
which they can create a custom application or website.
*Developers* -- individuals who wish to extend Zope to create
highly customized solutions. This audience is likely interested
in creating highly reusable custom code that makes Zope do something
new and interesting.
*Administrators* -- individuals responsible for keeping a Zope
site running and performing installations and upgrades.
% Anonymous User - Sep. 10, 2002 8:09 pm:
I really like the idea of a downloadable PDF. However the header on every
page is "Introduction" (same in the Zope Book). This doesn't give you much
clue which chapter you are on and can be confusing.
I know that HTMLDOC supports putting the chapter name in the header. Can
you do this instead?
% Anonymous User - Jan. 10, 2003 4:05 am:
This system is amazing. I like Python a lot!
% Anonymous User - Feb. 24, 2003 7:02 pm:
About the "Comment" images.
They have a thin black border around them (which is probably not what you
want) but not in Mozilla or the other popular browser.
If you change 'border="off"' to 'border="0"' in the HTML then the border
The border, though deprecated, is supposed to be an integer.
I know that this is a very picky point but it is not a really good
introduction to Zope.
% Anonymous User - Apr. 9, 2003 9:51 am:
Is it possible to mention somewhere in the menu of this page that this
beautifull functionnality that allow the user to include comments directly
on this page to maintain and enrich the contents is achieved with a Zope
product called "BackTalk" (with a link to the corresponding page). Perhaps
it is written somewhere but I've not been able to find it.
% Anonymous User - Apr. 9, 2003 2:19 pm:
See http://backtalk.sourceforge.net for the latest version...
% Anonymous User - May 4, 2003 5:37 pm:
I like commentable sites and even tried to design one once. But the comments
here are too distracting, too large and generally annoying.
They should either be restricted to areas that are fuzzy and uncertain or
they should be really small and unnoticable.
% Anonymous User - Sep. 23, 2003 8:04 am:
To add a comment please go to the top of any page and ascertain by clicking
on the COM button whether is is ON or OFF. Make sure it is OFF (Figure that
Go to the first available comment and then scroll to the far right. You will
find a small button in the lower right corner which, when clicked, adds a
"Comment" window at the bottom of the page.
Add your comment.
% Anonymous User - Nov. 8, 2003 2:39 pm:
Lots of the comments are impossible to read on a small (laptop) screen, they
extend beyond the browser border and there are no scroll bar below.
(of course you can copy/paste it, but that's not really a solution ;))
This i is actually a general problem with the zope site. The text width is
fixed, it doesnt wrap around.
% Anonymous User - Mar. 24, 2004 10:03 am:
... and folks should be encouraged to read them and take note and clear them down because otherwise they clog
the place up. There are more comments here than original text.
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