F7 Zope package

Alan Cox alan at redhat.com
Tue May 8 09:52:02 UTC 2007

On Mon, May 07, 2007 at 11:00:45AM -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> that once Zope supports it that's not enough and that there is still
> plone and who knows how long that will be.  And what about when we move
> to python 2.6?  We've then dug the hole that "well, we'll do compat
> shims so that you don't have to keep up" and someone has to do it again.
> Compat packages are a crutch that massively magnify the amount of effort
> required to support a distribution and that never goes away.

How about putting a copy of ancient-python into the Zope package itself so that
the mess only affects those who use/maintain it ?

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