[Framework-Team] today's meeting

Eric Steele ems174 at psu.edu
Wed Jul 29 17:54:45 UTC 2009

On Jul 29, 2009, at 1:03 PM, Hanno Schlichting wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 6:26 PM, David Glick<davidglick at onenw.org>  
> wrote:
>> A couple things I'd like to talk about:
>> * Upgrade policy.  Currently Plone 3 supports migrations from Plone  
>> <=
>> 2.0.5.  I was hoping to be able to do that for Plone 4 as well, but  
>> there is
>> a tradeoff.  Plone 4 no longer has any runtime dependency on
>> GroupUserFolder, so I was hoping we wouldn't need to depend on it any
>> longer.  However, it is still needed in order to migrate Plone  
>> sites from
>> before we used PAS (e.g., Plone < 2.5).  I think we have 2 options:
>> Thoughts on which is preferable?
> 3. What about supporting upgrades from Plone 2.5 final and later?
> These sites all have PAS installed already. Since 2.5 is considered a
> "major" version, we would still support the upgrade from the last two
> "major versions" of Plone instead of one. 2.5 also introduced
> GenericSetup, and with an upgrade machinery depending on GS it is
> easier to have that in place before any upgrade.

I'm comfortable with that. I've only attempted it once, but the 2.0.x - 
 > 3.x migration I've done needed a pass through a 2.5 instance to  
work properly anyway.

>> * wicked / AdvancedQuery.  See https://dev.plone.org/plone/ticket/ 
>> 9398
>> ...Does removing this dependency make sense?  Is someone willing to
>> volunteer to make the needed change in wicked?
> I think the change makes sense. AdvancedQuery was only accidentally
> included as a dependency of wicked and never got a proper risk
> analysis. With Dieter Maurer now essentially gone and as far as I know
> no longer doing any Zope development, we don't have any chance of
> updating AdvancedQuery to silence all the deprecation warnings for
> 2.12.

I can take that on. I It's time I got my hands dirty instead of  
sitting back and letting David do all of the fun stuff. ;)

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