[Grok-dev] Grok emerging from the dependencies

Martijn Faassen faassen at startifact.com
Tue Apr 27 13:31:06 EDT 2010

Hi there,

Martijn Faassen wrote:
>> * Grok uses less dependencies itself. Grok 1.0 uses 113 dependencies.
>>    At my latest count, Grok 1.2 will use 93 dependencies. That's 20
>>    libraries less to think about. (I hope to shrink this further though)
> After writing this, I've stripped off 5 more dependencies, so we're down 
> to 88 for Grok 1.2, so down 25 dependencies compared to Grok 1.1. I 
> suspect with a bit more work (sketched out elsewhere in the thread, i.e. 
> zope.app.publisher and zope.app.pagetemplate) we can get rid of 5 more. 
> After that it'll get more difficult, I expect.

Down to 82 dependencies now, so managed to shave off 6 more. Compared to 
Grok 1.0, we've lost 31 dependencies.

I also notice that the dependency graph starts to look less messy as I 
sort out direct and indirect dependencies of Grok better (through 



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