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Fri, 17 May 2002 09:25:17 -0500
This is certainly a valid question. Several of the core developers use Zope as
web/portal servers at their places of work. GNUe is even switching to a Zope
backend for our website.
While it's true that Zope is an application server, it is our opinion that Zope
is a specialized, targeted web application server -- it's targeted at serving
web applications / content. Even their site says this:
"Zope is a leading open source application server,
specializing in content management, portals, and
However, I could be way off base... sometimes free/open source projects are
more general-purpose than they at first comes across. In any case, our tools
are fairly modular in nature, so if someone wanted to use Zope as a backend,
our tools should support it.
I hope this was somewhat helpful.
On Fri, 17 May 2002 11:23:28 +0200
"Malek Hadj-Ali" <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I have a (maybe stupid) question, why aren't you guys using Zope as an
> application server?
> It has a lot of features that could be reused (ZCatalog, ZSQLCatalog, ...),
> it's written in python, it has a big community of developper, and so on...
> Just curious
> PS: please keep in mind I'm not a developper, so I don't understand
> immediately if there is some background incompatibility.
> Gnue mailing list
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