[Zope3-dev] Re: [Zope-dev] Two visions
jim at zope.com
Tue Feb 28 11:00:16 EST 2006
On Mon, 2006-02-27 at 17:06 +0100, Lennart Regebro wrote:
> OK, some initial, fuzzy comments:
> You are thinking about things like TTW development and such?
Among other things.
Zope 2 is more mature than Zope 3 in a lot of areas. WebDAV
and process management are a couple of examples that occur to me
off the top of my head.
> > - Zope 5 will be the application server generally known as Zope. It
> > will be backward compatible (to the same degree that Zope 2
> > releases are currently backward compatible with previous Zope 2
> > releases) with Zope 2. Zope 5 will similarly be backward
> > compatible with Zope 3 applications built on top of the current
> > Zope 3 application server.
> > Note that Zope 5 will leverage Zope 3 technologies to allow a
> > variety of configurations, including a Zope 2-like configuration
> > with implicit acquisition and through-the-web development, and a
> > Zope 3-like configuration that looks a lot like the current Zope
> > 3 application server. Maybe, there will be a configuration that
> > allows Zope 2 and Zope 3 applications to be combined to a
> > significant degree.
> This overwhelms my complexity sensor. :-)
Sorry, I'm not sure why.
> I like the vision of Zope2 becoming a set of extra packages you
> install for Zope3, to get backwards compatibility. Maybe this is the
> same as what you call Zope 5, maybe not.
I see Zope 5 being a combination of Zope 2 and Zope 3, keeping
the best of both.
> > - There wouldn't be confusion about 2 Zopes.
> This is definitely true...
And given some of the discussion over the last month or two, I think
this is pretty important.
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