Zope 3.0, and why I won't use it

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Tue Nov 16 00:06:13 CET 2004

> Guido has repeatedly stated that a future version of Python will
> include static type support.  The Zope project has driven numerous past
> changes to Python.  What's funny about this?

What is sad to me is that the reporter seems to have gotten it backwards. 
To me, the point of interfaces and adapters is to support and extend the 
notion of generic programming, not undermine it.  After reading the 
Programmers' Introduction referenced in a previous post, Zope 3 seems to 
have made contributions in this regard that may well trickle into standard 

Terry J. Reedy

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