[Zope-dev] "ZTK" futures: one big package?
tseaver at palladion.com
Wed May 13 18:52:46 EDT 2009
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Martijn Faassen wrote:
> Tres Seaver wrote:
>> I think we need to clarify terms / triage the sets of packages we are
>> talking about:
> Sure, agreed, though I think we can already work with 'reusable' and
> 'not reusable' right now as hints to users. The 'not reusable' group
> consists of 'wannabe reusable' and 'implausible it'll ever be reusable'.
I'm worried that if we don't target the "wannabes" now, we'll end up
making a lot of work for ourselves *and* for people consuming the
> I also expect we'll end up with some packages that have reasonable
> dependencies but still a *lot* of dependencies - does that mean they're
> reusable or not? If not, what if Grok still needs one?
*Many* dependencies makes it harder to reuse, but not possible. *Any*
dependencies on the pile we deem "never-gonna-happen" tars the dependent
with the same brush.
> I'd be happy to see someone triage the existing set of packages in the
> categories Tres proposes.
>> - zope.app.container (Products.Five.browser.adding)
> Should be easy enough to move to zope.container, hopefully.
I moved the IAdding interface to zope.browser, which contains *only*
interfaces at this point (and therefore no dependencies beyond
zope.interface). I also moved IView and IBrowserView there from
>> - zope.app.form (Products.Five.form.*)
> This actually isn't that bad in the reusability department; it's mostly
> a bunch of widgets. Not that it's the be all end all form library by a
> long shot, and most of our libraries shouldn't be depending on it, but
> it's not a bad thing to have it in the ZTK for now.
It should get renamed, then (zope.formwidgets, or something). The
'zope.app' stuff is presumptively "never-gonna-happen."
Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 tseaver at palladion.com
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