[Web-SIG] Can't we all just get along? (was: Re: wsgiconfig design)

Christian Theune ct at gocept.com
Sun Jul 8 16:19:53 CEST 2007

Am Montag, den 09.07.2007, 00:11 +1000 schrieb René Dudfield:
> I think the reason is that zope, and paste are not named for what they do.
> I mean, without knowing what's in them, zope and paste are kind of
> abstract things for people.
> I mean if something was called zope.configurator vs configurator -
> people might think the zope one is zope specific.  That it's for zope,
> or used with zope.
> Putting all the zope bits separately in the cheeseshop makes it more
> obvious that they can be used separately.  But I still keep thinking
> they are zope specific things - even though I know they can be used
> separately.
> Same for paste.
> That is my thinking anyway - maybe other people think that way too.

That argument would make any kind of namespacing for packages futile.
Would any of the gocept packages imply they are specific to gocept? 
Is the `sun` namespace in Java packages only for code that is used
internally with sun?

Why would we put it on the cheeseshop if it wasn't relevant to others as

Maybe namespace packages did not fully arrive yet.


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