[Grok-dev] Re: Initial Grok web site for 0.9

Philipp von Weitershausen philipp at weitershausen.de
Wed Feb 28 11:44:08 EST 2007

Kevin Teague wrote:
> Latest static page:
> http://www.bud.ca/files/grokonepage/

Looks great.

>  * "Now even cavemen can Grok Zope 3" graphic added. I broke out my 
> graphics tablet, and did a little sketching - I was going to try this as 
> slogan across the top, but it competed too much with the Grok image, so 
> I put it inside the page.

LOL, the first thing I thought when I saw it was "a tombstone???". 
Perhaps that's just me. The graphic is well done, otherwise...

> * Added the upright drawing of Grok
> * Added some links to the Grok sprint/blog stuff as suggested by Martijn
> I'm going to look at the Grok tutorial now and try adding some 
> navigational elements so that we can perhaps have a 3 or 4 page static 
> site for the 0.9 release.


> I can make the site available in my own SVN repo. Longer term, perhaps I 
> should look into getting access to the Zope repo? It might also be cool 
> to have a Grok Collective, a la the Plone Collective, where people can 
> put Grokish code in less formal manner.

Yeah, it'd be good if we could contribute to smaller fixes on the 
website. svn.zope.org definitely sounds good. We could add a 
grok/website directory, as a sibling to grok/trunk, grok/branches, 
grok/tags. What do you guys think?

Kevin, you need to become a Zope contributor anyways to add yourself to 
CREDITS.txt ;).

> For hosting, I am willing to provide static, Zope 3 or Plone hosting 
> access from my own server. I share this server with a few friends of 
> mine, it's a single CPU AMD Athlon(tm) XP 2200+ with 1.5 GB of RAm. Not 
> the speediest server around, but it's not too bad. Or do we have other 
> resources that we can use for hosting?

Cool, thanks for the offer. I agree with Martijn.

By the way, I could not access your site from my ISP in Germany which 
was very weird. Unfortunately, I forgot to get a traceroute and now I'm 
on the road for a month... It would be quite inconvenient for me not to 
be able to access the grok website :/. But it's clearly a problem on my 

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