[Zope-PTK] FYI: Sad news for PTK

Alexander Schonfeld alex@garage.co.jp
Thu, 27 Apr 2000 14:19:51 +0900

Also, I am curious who is maintaining the ZCatalog stuff now?

Hope everything works out okay for Mike.



On Wed, 26 Apr 2000 08:51:58 -0400
Paul Everitt <Paul@digicool.com> wrote:

> Howdy sports fans.  I'm a bit overdue on delivering this news.
> Many of you know that Mike Pelletier has been the primary developer and
> owner of PTK.  As I reported last week, Mike had to take some time off
> to take care of some family matters.  Unfortunately for all of us, the
> time away needs to be more permanent.
> First, I'd like to give Mike a big round of applause for taking charge
> of the PTK and crafting it into something truly engaging for the Zope
> community.  Mike has been wonderful to work with and has really shown a
> great touch in being engaged on this project and staying ahead of bugs
> and features.  I wish him the best of luck in his next step.
> However, this puts the PTK in a bad spot.  We at Digital Creations are
> growing rapidly, but we're still resource starved for community projects
> like this.  Bluntly stated, the prognosis in the very near term isn't
> good for us to be the sole developer of the PTK.
> Thus, there's a clear choice at hand:
>   o PTK cools off for some period of time.
>   o PTK becomes an Open Source _development_ project, with many people
> getting checkin authority.
> I'll leave the commentary out for this first round and open up the floor
> for comments.
> --Paul
> Paul Everitt       Digital Creations
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