[Seaside] OSCON "contest"
stephane.ducasse at free.fr
Fri Jul 25 17:35:47 UTC 2008
Yes magritte is not compact enough.
This is not its goal. A DSL built on top could do the job.
On Jul 24, 2008, at 5:29 PM, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>>>>>> "James" == James Robertson <jrobertson at cincom.com> writes:
> James> Yes, Web Velocity would have been well suited for that. And
> Randal has
> James> a copy :)
> I was thinking it would be funny if I pulled out my laptop and started
> from scratch with WV while the GS team was competing. :)
> The real problem seemed to be that there's a lot of code to type to
> the meta data (Magritte)... but once that code is typed, lots of
> things are
> available in very flexible ways. The other frameworks essentially
> metadata and uses of that data, and would spend a lot longer to
> *change* the
> result once built. And we all know, the majority cost of software
> is not
> initial development, but *maintenance* in reaction to changing
> of the customer.
> For example, had the contest been to start with your already built
> and then simply *add* the rating, the GS team would have been done
> in 3
> minutes, while the other teams (I suspect) would have taken longer,
> to figure how how to migrate their persistent schemas.
> Also, James Foster - you gotta learn to use a code browser that has
> ecompletion. I just started using one, and it's amazingly cool. It
> have cut your typing time in half, likely.
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