What's wrong with Zope 3 ?

Wolfram Kraus kraus at hagen-partner.de
Thu Jun 2 09:10:41 CEST 2005

Kay Schluehr wrote:
> Wolfram Kraus wrote:
>> Kay Schluehr wrote:
>>> The last downloadable release is from november 2004. The Windows 
>>> installer is configured for Python 2.3(!). The Zope.org main page
>>>  announces Zope 2.8 beta 2. Is it stillborn?
>>> Kay
>> What you see is not Zope 3, it is Zope X 3. To quote from the X3 
>> information page: "Zope X3 3.0 is for developers. If you are
>> expecting an end-user application, this is not for you."
> Yes I noticed this almost 8 months ago, read a bit of the
> documentation and articles published that time, regarded it as
> interesting and considered it for future development. But since then
> absolutely nothing happened. No project plan, no time-schedule, no
> subsequent releases.
You can always scan the zope3-mailinglist at zope.org (or via
news.gmane.org) to see whats happening. Migth be a better place for 
questions, too.

>> The current stable brance is Zope2.X If you want to incorporate
>> some functionalty from X3 in Zope 2.X, do a search for "Five"
> No, I do not want to migrate components from a new major release 
> backwards, as well as I do not want to migrate applications from
> WinXP to Win98. This seems to be the wrong development process
> direction.
Well, the problem is that it is not a "new major release" but a "new 
mayor experimental release". And X3 is not backward compatible, so a lot 
of Z2 products, e.g. Plone, don't work with X3.

> Regards, Kay

Wolfram (still using Z2 ;-))

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