[Framework-Team] Re: [Plone-developers] Plone 3.2 plans

Steve McMahon steve at dcn.org
Mon Aug 4 19:50:45 UTC 2008


I've gotten feedback that the "Commented-out example add-ons in
buildout.cfg" ticket would make a good PLIP so that the framework team may
discuss candidate add-ons. I've submitted it as PLIP 233:

http://plone.org/products/plone/roadmap/233

Steve

On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 8:14 PM, Steve McMahon <steve at dcn.org> wrote:

> We've got several tickets for installer improvements that I hope can be
> included with 3.2. Joel, Limi, Sidnei and I came up with most of these at
> the NOLA symposium. They're tagged with the "installerexperience" keyword,
> and Limi has created a report to summarize them:
>
> http://dev.plone.org/plone/report/19
>
> Currently, these are all assigned for me. Most aren't major, several are
> underway, and I think that with good feedback it's reasonable to think I can
> finish them for the Unified and OS X installers in a timely way. We'll need
> Sidnei's help on the Windows installer.
>
> I'm happy to work through these as tickets. If anyone would like to see
> PLIPs for any of them, or thinks they need discussion, chime in.
>
> Steve
>
>
>
>
> On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 3:37 PM, Wichert Akkerman <wichert at wiggy.net>wrote:
>
>> Previously Martin Aspeli wrote:
>> > Wichert Akkerman wrote:
>> > > The packaging goal we want to achieve is to move to a fully eggified
>> > > release. I have done some experimentation with that and the result
>> works
>> > > remarkably well: I have created a 3.2 branch of ploneout (at
>> > > https://svn.plone.org/svn/plone/ploneout/branches/3.2) which is
>> almost
>> > > fully eggified. It uses the the exact same code as Plone 3.1.x, and
>> > > unless you look at the filesystem layout it is Plone 3.1. This makes
>> me
>> > > confident that this is a goal that we can achieve.
>> >
>> > Great!
>> >
>> > What isn't eggified yet?
>>
>> The products currently still in the 3.2 ploneout are: CMFActionIcons
>> CMFCalendar, CMFDefault, CMFDiffTool, CMFEditions, CMFPlacefulWorkflow,
>> CMFTopic, CMFUid, DCWorkflow, GroupUserFolder and PloneTranslations.
>> I expect that we'll be able to have eggified versions of these in a week
>> as well. You may also be interested in hearing that now that Florian has
>> created an egg structure for kupu ploneout trunk does not use a single
>> product anymore.
>>
>> > Also - what about Zope itself? I know Andreas is kean to move Zope 2 to
>> > all eggs soon (and make use of Zope 3.4, which is all eggs). It may make
>> > sense to co-ordinate here, since a fully eggified CMF/Plone is really
>> > only half the picture.
>>
>> This will be a topic for the black forest sprint in August. I
>> eggification of Zope to be a goal for Zope 2.12, which means we won't be
>> able to benefit of that for some time. In the meantime we should use the
>> fake-zope-eggs option of plone.recipe.zope2install.
>>
>> > > Of course there is no reason to stop working on great new features for
>> > > Plone: in parallel with the work on Plone 3.2 we will also be working
>> on
>> > > preparations for Plone 3.3. I will sent a separate mail with plans for
>> > > 3.3 during the coming week.
>> >
>> > Great. :-)
>> >
>> > I think we're due a "new features" process. Perhaps we could start
>> > soliciting PLIPs for 3.3 and get the review process organised at the
>> > same time that we package up 3.2. I presume 3.2 won't have any PLIPs to
>> > review (well, maybe one or two package related ones) in any case.
>>
>> For 3.2 I only want to look at PLIPs that deal with installers. There
>> are two PLIPs listed for 3.2 at the moment. 229 is purely an installer
>> extension and should be easily doable, especially since I already
>> implemented almost the same thing for the Jarn Plone hosting
>> environment. 230 is borderline but I'm willing to look at it if it is
>> done in the form of an optional new package.
>>
>> Wichert.
>>
>> --
>> Wichert Akkerman <wichert at wiggy.net>    It is simple to make things.
>> http://www.wiggy.net/                   It is hard to make things simple.
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