[ZWeb] Zope 2 web site

Martin Aspeli optilude at gmx.net
Mon Mar 6 11:16:42 EST 2006

Sidnei da Silva-2 wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 06, 2006 at 10:36:10AM -0500, Andrew Sawyers wrote:
> | The only "serious" thing which I found daunting the last time I was
> | trying to debug a problem with the "software" product was the HUGE
> | number of customized skins.  With no clue why, and the amount of effort
> | to sort through them all, It left me with a lot of contempt for whomever
> | did it and didn't fix them in CVS.
> Which clearly reflects that the person in charge of mantaining the
> site after the public launch didn't care much about 'mantainability'
> and blamed it all on Plone, where this 'maintenance problem' of having
> custom skins would equally affect any CMF or CPS based site.

I'll note that we see customers making these kinds of mistakes as well, and
we've been trying to make it easier to develop re-usable skins on the
filesystem. In particular, see David Convent's DIYPloneStyle skeleton
product, at http://plone.org/products/diyplonestyle, and the associated
tutorial at http://plone.org/documentation/tutorial/creating-custom-style

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