[Conferences-discuss] Crackle, crackle, "hello"...

Robin Friedrich robinf1@pdq.net
Wed, 13 Feb 2002 12:54:16 -0600

>===== Original Message From Paul Everitt <paul@zope.com> =====
>Greg Ward wrote:
>> Zope community.  Presumably, that community is big enough and important
>> enough that it needs/deserves some sort of focal point.  But if there
>> are only web and general tracks at this proposed Python Workshop,
>> there's a danger that the Zope community will either overwhelm the web
>> track, or find themselves shut out (ie. without formal recognition at
>> any conference).
>This is a good point.  I'm not too sure I have a good answer regarding
>the balance.  I think it's good to showcase the variety of Python
>options for web applications and I enjoy talking with the other folks
>that are doing things.  Still, the Zope community has a need to organize

My original intent in the "web track" at the "workshop" was inclusive of both 
Zope and non-Zope technology. If the Zope stuff tends to dominate I don't see 
that as a horrible thing. They'll be plenty of interest in Webware, etc., at 
represent the diversity that is Python.