[Chicago] Integrated wiki + forums

Bob Haugen bob.haugen at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 00:34:23 CEST 2008

On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 5:16 PM, Garrett Smith <g at rrett.us.com> wrote:
> I spent some time looking at Pinax. I'm surprised at how innovative the approach sounds,
> despite Zope and Plone having supported mini-app integration within a full stack for, um, like a decade?
> I know it's convenient to leverage ORMs and templating frameworks, etc. for app integration,
> but do we really need another ecosystem that's tightly bound to an uber  framework?
> Or, is the case that it's just not possible to build composite apps on a set of low-level support services
> without those services becoming yet another closed ecosystem? Ian? Anyone?

The Pinax guys were already DJango devs before they started, and as
far as I know, never considered any alternatives.  (Not that I think
they should have done so. They did what made sense for them.)

But I understand what you're saying; I run into cases where I would
prefer to use (for example) SqlAlchemy.

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