Perl Python Zope

Zope is to …

May have gleamed the significance of Zope to the Python community. It goes something like one of those tests in highschool:

Perl is to Python like CPAN is to Zope.

There is a similar connection between Java and the Apache Java community, but it doesn’t seem to be quite the ralling point as CPAN and Zope, and Java is just such a different beast.