[Grok-dev] ZTK 2.0 process and Grok

Leonardo Rochael Almeida leorochael at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 18:03:56 UTC 2013

It would be super cool to be able to say that Grok works with Python 3
and/or Pypy.

But I don't currently posses the bandwidth to invest in such a
project, except perhaps in a sprint.

On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 2:40 PM, Jan-Wijbrand Kolman
<janwijbrand at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Recently people on the zope dev list started looking into a "ZTK 2.0"
> process. Quite a lot of the ZTK packages have been ported to Python 3,
> and it is time to get the dust off of the ZTK.
> What does this mean for Grok?
> Well, it means to Grok whatever we want it to.
> * We could do nothing and have Grok use the ZTK 1.1.x indefinitely. This
> is in a way what is happening already.
> * We could try to get on the ZTK 2.0 bandwagon. This would probably mean
> we need to take over maintainership of some of the zope.app.* packages
> that a vanilla-Grok based application still uses. ZTK 2.0 will probably
> drop support for the zope.app.* packages.
> * We could try to get on the ZTk 2.0 bandwagon *and* try to get "our"
> stuff ported to Python 3 as well. This is considerably more work, as the
> whole basis of martian needs to be changed in that case.
> I'll to keep an eye on what the ZTK 2.0 is doing. I expressed my
> interest in ZTK 2.0 developments from both a personal (and Grok) and
> from a business perspective on the zope dev list.
> Of course I'd like to know your thoughts as well!
> regards, jw
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