[ZWeb] [VOTE] "Zope Exits" policy
chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Sep 1 04:27:32 EDT 2004
>> your voting system would help. But, particularly if it includes
>> commercial or single product sites, it will always be open to
>> accusations of vote rigging, unfairness and the like...
> Then we address those concerns. I don't think it is impossible for us to
> come up with a system that works. Needs drive development.
I don't see much spare development resource around here, and that's
what's driving the policy I propose. It's simple, clear and requires
minimal work and updating.
>>> The ZUGs make for fine exits but there are too many of them to have a
>>> complete list on every page of the site.
>> That's why they have their own section...
If you're managing content on Zope.org, why don't you know this already?!
>>> am certainly against removing frameworks
>>> if they are enormously popular and primary drivers for Zope adoption.
>> The thing is, they aren't. They are drivers for that framework's
>> adoption, which doesn't see much return to zope itself...
> I don't think that is true at all of ZopeMag, Zopera and ZopeZen.
Are they frameworks?
>> I honestly can't believe you say that with a straight face. Look at
>> the front page of zopemag.com, I see ONE free piece of content. Even
>> the logo you use to indicate free content (a fly fishing hook unless
>> I'm mistaken) indicates that they're just there to hook people into
> Once again you are not familiar with our format.
I don't care about your format, I'm just reading the front page of your
site and telling you what I see...
> We don't publish all of
> our content at one time but throughout a quarter.
So how is all this allegedly free content findable?
> Within less than a month three more article will become free. So chill ....
> But my point actually had little to do with ZopeMag and a lot more to do
> about keeping options open. I don't want to rule out resources that
> people come up with -- which may become popular and they may augment by
> adding options which they decide to charge for. Some things can't be
> done without money.
I don't see anything in the policy I proposed which causes problems with
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