[Zope3-Users] [Zope-dev] Next Step to Bug Resolution???

Laurence Rowe l at lrowe.co.uk
Sun Dec 21 10:19:29 EST 2008

Tim Cook wrote:
> Thanks Dieter,
> On Fri, 2008-12-19 at 19:41 +0100, Dieter Maurer wrote:
>> I often approach situations like this with so called "Monkey Patches":
>> I replace or enhance classes or methods during startup (triggered
>> by some startup event).
>> This may not be optimal but allows me to solve my problems without
>> tight coupling with the core developpers who usually do not have
>> my problems and tend not see them as very high priority.
> I am starting to see why other Python developers aren't too interested
> in Zope.  Despite the awesome power of the architecture.
> I've been poking around and using and supporting Zope since 1999.  But
> because I am not an expert programmer (my skills are in another field)
> and because I do not know Zope inside and out.  I am being chastised for
> not supplying my own complete fixes to the developers or at least being
> able to cover for their mistakes inside my application.  Silly me.
> Working in open source for 14 years and I had no idea it worked like
> this.   
> I'm sure glad that we do not run openEHR like that.

This seems a little unfair. By my count you have had five responses, 
four of which have been friendly and helpful. Don't be discouraged by 
the occasional dragon!


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