[Seaside] [RFT] New web project

Germán Arduino garduino at gmail.com
Wed Nov 8 17:47:31 UTC 2006

Exactly today we've sended a mail to web2.0-smalltalk list to
proposing aproximately the same, but using the tools that Diego GD is
developing on top of Comet

Sorry because both (the pages and the list) are in Spanish, but we can
join efforts?


2006/11/8, Jason Rogers <jacaetevha at gmail.com>:
> Count me in!!! I have been thinking about this for a while.  My first
> thoughts were to have Workspace scripting to create the initiail
> pieces.  I was thinking that browser integration would be an add-on.
> On 11/5/06, Jason Johnson <jbjohns at libsource.com> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > I still have a ways to go on a few of my other projects, but I am close
> > enough that I thought it might be a good time to start finding out who
> > all would be interested in being involved in a project I want to do.
> >
> > Rails is getting a fair amount of exposure for being a frame work that
> > easily does the CRUD that most web sites need in some form.  Joomla is a
> > system that could be built on top of that, but isn't, it's in PHP.
> > Joomla looks like the best system out there right now for setting up a
> > web 2.0 site from scratch.  You can build the entire thing without doing
> > any coding.  And lots of people (I mean *lots* of people) have written
> > components for the system, so it can do most anything.
> >
> > But I think this could all be done in seaside.  And I think once it's in
> > seaside it could be more successful.  It is one thing to write
> > something, but it is something completely different to maintain it.  I
> > can't believe it is easy to maintain a system as big as Joomla in a
> > language like PHP.  And any language that doesn't have continuations is
> > going to have to either simulate them manually, or do some other ugly
> > hack to deal with how HTTP works.  So I think that if the system were
> > done in seaside it would be a great deal less code, and therefor easier
> > to maintain, extend, etc.
> >
> > So what I am looking for with this RFT (request for teamates :) ) email
> > is, who would be interested in working on a project with this as a
> > goal?  The first thing that needs to be done is RoR (Rails)
> > functionality needs to be developed in Seaside.  By that I don't mean
> > make the system exactly.  I think we can do better: no command line
> > stuff, no file editing.  Everything from the browser.  Then after that,
> > I think the next thing would be a build up of components.  Something
> > that the Joomla-like system can be built out of.  In the end we want
> > people to be able to make any kind of site they want, without touching
> > code, command lines or anything else more then absolutely necessary.  I
> > have one last component to this that I think will be the killer app that
> > makes this the system everyone will want, but I'm not going to mention
> > that directly on the list (it will be a surprise hopefully :) ).
> >
> > So... Who else would be interested in being involved in this?  I know
> > Warren has expressed interest.  I know a few others have expressed
> > interest in seeing it happen. :)  The more people the better, because
> > there is a lot of work to be done.  And the sooner the better.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Jason
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> --
> Jason Rogers
> "Where there is no vision, the people perish..."
>     Proverbs 29:18
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