[Seaside] Ideas worth stealing

stephane ducasse stephane.ducasse at free.fr
Mon Jun 2 06:45:50 UTC 2008

So may be we should really do a call for a bounty:
	if we all put a bit of money and ESUG is pushing then we should
	be able to create something.
	I imagine that ESUG could put around 2500 Euros to start.


On Jun 2, 2008, at 4:53 AM, Edward Stow wrote:

>> A VERY common problem one finds on the web is the desire to have an  
>> instant
>> community website with forums, a blog, some static content  
>> (marketing info
>> or instructional manuals) and a little store to charge money for  
>> things.
>> Google 'integrate phpbb wordpress' to get a feel for how many  
>> people want to
>> do this.
> I find myself also needing these features.
> Currently I have a fledgling application that has a major google  maps
> component and requires  features typical in a community based site:
> user administration, forums, messages, comments etc.  Plus a small
> amount of server side code to manage the maps.
> Unfortunately Pier does not contain the extensive feature set
> available in many OS forum projects.  Currently under consideration is
> Vanila http://getvanilla.com/
> My client would prefer to use MySql,  and as much as it may be derided
> as an RDBMS,  for 95% of  projects it is good enough. It is the
> defacto standard server side dbms.  Squeak must learn how to play well
> with MySql to be considered in the mix of open source solutions.
> I haven't as yet written Seaside out of the picture, and I personally
> love using smalltalk, but also need to write applications with the
> best available and feature rich components and just now Seaside is not
> hitting the mark.
> --
> Edward Stow
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