[Grok-dev] Grok Sprint

Martijn Faassen faassen at startifact.com
Fri Feb 3 20:14:21 UTC 2012

On 02/03/2012 07:41 PM, Chris McDonough wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-02-02 at 19:54 +0100, Martijn Faassen wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> I'd like to experiment with a port of Grok to Pyramid. We got the
>> original Grok together in little over a week on top of the ZTK (well,
>> Zope 3 at the time) and that was partially the design process.
>> With Martian and a known design it should be relatively easy to make
>> something "work-alike" on top of Pyramid. The main drawback is that I
>> don't know Pyramid as well as I knew Zope 3 at the time, though many of
>> the concepts are the same of course. The other drawback is that Pyramid
>> does less, so we need to figure out which other components can fill in
>> the gaps.
> Pyramid's decorator configuration system (venusian) was obviously
> inspired by martian; it might be easier to just use venusian instead of
> depending on both martian and venusian:

I know about Venusian, rewrite rewrite everything!

Anyway, I figure it's going to be more easy to rewrite grokkers to do a 
different registration if we don't have to change how grokkers are 
registered at the same time, especially if you're going for work-alike.



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