[Grok-dev] grokproject "2.0"

Uli Fouquet uli at gnufix.de
Fri May 21 08:56:29 EDT 2010

Hi there,

Jan-Wijbrand Kolman wrote:

> I propose to call the next grokproject release "2.0" to indicate it 
> differs to quite some extend from "1.0.x".

Yeah, nice. "2.0" also sounds so mature and grown-up. +1.

> In order to release a new grokproject version, we need two new Grok 
> versions (to have it include the latest grokcore.startup release) and a 
> release for a dependency.
> We need to:
> * make a zope.app.authentication-3.4.5 release.
> This release should include the SSHA password manager and will be used 
> by Grok-1.0.x. We cannot starting using z.a.authentication-3.5.0 
> unfortunately, as that would introduce a dependency on zope.container 
> and zope.site. We do not want that for the 1.0 line of Grok.
> * make a Grok-1.0.2 release.
> * make a Grok-1.1.1 release.
> And then:
> * do the grokproject-2.0 release.
> Questions:
> * I can do these releases, that's no problem. But I'd like to have some 
> help with reviewing the current grokproject trunk. I'm fairly confident 
> now that it is in good shape. But since so many things have changed, 
> maybe someone that has been working on grokproject in the past too, 
> would like to have a look?

I'll have a look at it later today, okay? Thanks for all the work!

> * One could ask himself whether we actually want to continue to support 
> Grok-1.0, as, as you can see, it will take quite some work to make it 
> compatible with the new grokproject. Personally I think it might be 
> worthwhile at least this one time, since the Grok-book is based on 
> Grok-1.0. What do you guys think?

What do you think would be the major problems when sticking with
1.0-support? Anything apart from the SSHA-related dependency-problems? I
cannot really estimate how much effort this would cost. If it is not too
much hassle, let's support it. I'd trust and follow your judgement in
that repect.

Best regards,


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