[Zope3-Users] Re: ZCML, practicality, purity (was "Excellent perspective...")

Stephan Richter srichter at cosmos.phy.tufts.edu
Thu Dec 22 13:06:14 EST 2005

On Thursday 22 December 2005 12:09, Chris McDonough wrote:
> On Dec 22, 2005, at 12:05 PM, Shane Hathaway wrote:
> >> Time and again people fail to realize that Zope 3 wants to create  
> >> the low level framework right first, and only after that add high  
> >> level simplifications and shortcuts to have less configuration and  
> >> provide fastest developer exeperience.
> >> Of course people aren't attracted to Zope 3 yet because they feel  
> >> it's complex. And there's a reason: it *is* complex. For now.
> >
> > So you don't think anyone but hard core Pythonistas should use Zope  
> > 3 yet?
> Does anyone think that code generation in the form of a "starter  
> package" could help here?

I'll note that my next community-project is a web development suite, including 
code generation. My big use case is my personal Web-site. I will see how all 
that goes. Right now it is all vaporware, but I have started sketching out 
some screens and layout in the last weeks.

Stephan Richter
CBU Physics & Chemistry (B.S.) / Tufts Physics (Ph.D. student)
Web2k - Web Software Design, Development and Training

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