[ZWeb] REVISIT: Switch zope.org search to google

Shane Hathaway shane@zope.com
Wed, 16 Oct 2002 11:28:08 -0400

Paul Everitt wrote:
> On mercredi, oct 16, 2002, at 17:08 Europe/Paris, Shane Hathaway wrote:
>> Paul Everitt wrote:
>>> Alas, this would require migration from Python 1.5.2/Zope 2.3.<hack> 
>>> to Python 2.x/Zope 2.6.  This is a
>>> non-trivial exercise, or at least it is complicated enough that it 
>>> isn't a scheduled activity.
>> Why not?  As a test, I once migrated zope.org to Python 2.1/Zope 2.4.  
>> I could see no breakage.  The only hard part was copying the 2 GB 
>> Data.fs to my box.
> If it's that easy, then obviously it should be done.  I'm not sure 
> though how to get from "we agree it should be done" to getting it done.

The next step is to test running zope.org on Zope 2.6.  Copying 2 GB is 
still hard, but I could do it if no one else wants to sign up.

> Perhaps the decision will come down that zope.org will never use a 
> non-Zope search engine.  If that's the case, then our efforts should 
> indeed go into making something happen.

I would also be in favor of moving to Google as a short-term measure.