Equality in Finland “Equality is
a fundamental right. In a just society, everyone has equal opportunities in relation to access to education, employment and different services.” - Finland Ministry of the Interiorhttp://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/taivasalla/3233794715/
Opportunity in open sourceThe word
"free" in ourname does not refer toprice; it... Second, thefreedom to change aprogram, so that youcan control itinstead of itcontrolling you; ...Richard M. Stallman
...I sometimes feel like I’ve
ﬁnally beengiven a secret handshake and grantedentry to the “international Plone guild”recently, by being employed by at a Ploneconsultancy who are spending time tomentor me... -Witek Lack of equal opportunities in Plone community
Open source needs to be“mentor
free”Anyone can pick thesoftware and expresstheir intent without needto rely on third parties tosolve obstaclesMentor-driven communityis not Internet scale, dyingin long run
Senior Plonedevelopers......are not using Plone
uniﬁed installer ...are not using ZopeSkel project scaffolds ...are not on Windows ... etc. .... Those with better knowledge lack the interest to maintain the tools needed to enter Plone development.
First deployment of a single
.py change requires...Installing OS packages, compilerInstalling virtualenv, pip, ZopeSkel, templer, paster, mr.develop, git,... Running buildout, buildout, buidout Restarting the serverWe need less steps:web development is all about pasting incode, hitting refresh and see if it works
Less code - more plone.org
content Face your users in #ploneIRC - feel the suffering caused by you... or simply promise to add a docstring to every class and function you write Anything making Buildout train newcomers’ life easier!