[Framework-Team] Re: Plone 5 - rough roadmap

Tres Seaver tseaver at palladion.com
Fri Mar 26 01:10:37 UTC 2010

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Alexander Limi wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 6:58 PM, Martin Aspeli
> <optilude+lists at gmail.com<optilude%2Blists-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org>
>> wrote:
>> It's not *quite* that easy, though, because people will have things like
>> collective.xdv in their buildouts. If an "upgrade" means installing
>> something else, then in the worst case that something else could actively
>> conflict with an old installation, and we're in trouble.
> Also keep in mind that package name doesn't have to be the product name.
> We're not called CMFPlone. ;)
>> It's also not so easy because at least two books in print mention XDV, as
>> do three or four tutorials on plone.org.
>> I think we need a damned good reason to rename, more so than "this name is
>> cooler". I also think we should ask the broader community's reaction first.
> The community is tiny, tiny until it ships with a Plone release. Now is the
> time to do it.

The decision is not really in this group's hands, though:  XDV is a
project which has its own life outside of Plone.

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