[Baypiggies] Schedule of upcoming events

Shannon -jj Behrens jjinux at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 01:32:07 CEST 2006

On 4/17/06, Donna Snow <donnamsnow at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am more than comfy with either of those dates.
> Yes Plone is a CMS build on Zope. Silva (http://www.infrae.net) is
> another CMS built on Zope. I used Silva in 2001..built a couple sites
> on it..but haven't touched it since I started working with Plone.
> Nothing wrong with Silva.. the front end just wasn't as intuitive as
> the Plone version. They may have changed it since.
> I also work with php based cms's like Joomla and Drupal.. it really
> depends on the clients needs. Plone can be overkill for basic
> brochureware sites that just want the ability to update content.
> Plone isn't on Zope3 yet.. the newly released Plone 2.5 beta requires
> Zope 2.9 + Five
> (Five is a Zope 2 product that allows you to integrate Zope 3
> technologies into Zope 2, today. It allows you to use all parts of the
> Zope 3 component architecture within Zope 2, namely interfaces,
> adapters and views. It also re-implements a few features known from
> Zope 3, such as the automatic generation of add and edit forms based
> on schemas, so that they can be used in a Zope 2 environment.)
> Plone 3.0 should be Zope 3.. but that's not due out for six months.
> Maybe we just have a python related CMS night.. I don't know of any
> other ones.. but maybe TurboGears has a CMS built on it's framework?
> I'm extremely flexible so if we opt for a night where we have more
> than one discussion of python related cms's..I could most definitely
> fill the hour with Plone..as there is more to it that it appears.. on
> the outside. Also, I'm not a programmer.. new to Python..but I've been
> building on Zope/Plone since 2001.. and am a designer/trainer
> comfortable with the system even though I can't program python to save
> my life (yet).

If you need a programmer to help, I can volunteer, as I feel
relatively comfortable with Plone.  It might be fun to show off
Archetypes for generating forms dynamically. :-/  Of course, that's
only if you want help, I'm quite happy to shut up and watch :)


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