[Zope3-dev] Pluggins vs Application Definition

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Feb 15 04:28:58 EST 2006

Stephan Richter wrote:
> This is interesting. I agree with Philipp though that a simple install tool 
> would be better than one magic location. 

Indeed, but don't eggs already provide tools for this?

> I think the ZCML slugs are very cool 

I think they suck, sorry... it's one of the first things I hit with Zope 
  3 over Christmas :-(

> and if we have a tool (as "make" does now) 

Please god, not make...

> that does this one step, then we 
> effectively have drop-in packages.

No, drop in packages means you either use a package-manner like 
interface, like aptitude, a binary installer, or actually dropping a 
single file into a directory.



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