[Zope3-dev] Re: Zope 3 web root

whit whit at burningman.com
Fri Feb 17 23:14:50 EST 2006

Paul Winkler wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2006 at 02:16:05AM -0700, Jeff Shell wrote:
>> I think that Zope 2 suffered heavily from the "too many ways to do it"
>> when it came to ways of doing development, and there were gulfs
>> between each style. Each style had its plusses too. ZClasses certainly
>> had an appreciative audience who liked defining schemas and building
>> forms automatically through the web with little programming required.
>> But working with templates and scripts in  ZClasses had a bit of a
>> different feel and behavior than working with those things in the
>> 'content' space of the site. And it was very different than working
>> with file system based products.
> +1.  The killer moment for me with ZClasses was when I realized
> I wanted to convert one to a filesytem Product and that meant
> I had to literally throw away everything and start from scratch.
> Never again.

now, if you could export all the behavior to sane fs code, would that 
moment still have been a killer?

or would suddenly TTW just be another part of the toolchain?


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