[Framework-Team] Re: PLIP wishlists towards 3.0

Rob Miller ra at burningman.com
Mon Mar 13 20:28:43 UTC 2006


On Mar 13, 2006, at 12:21 PM, Sidnei da Silva wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 13, 2006 at 12:03:52PM -0800, Rob Miller wrote:
> | hmm... not sure i can, actually.  i'm very interested in getting  
> this
> | working, and i'll provide guidance and help, of course, but i expect
> | i'll be pretty busy focusing on member management and general cmf  
> 2.X
> | related stuff, this may be more than i can commit to.
> |
> | sashav tried to get kapil's GenericSetup-based ContentSetup product
> | working at the snow sprint, but failed, and ended up having better
> | success w/ jens's XMLForest product.  maybe we can get more help  
> from
> | him.  and maybe i'll have more time than i think, who knows, but i
> | would recommend against counting on me for this.
>
> The advice I can provide here is that any framework that doesn't use
> Archetypes marshallers is a waste of effort.
>
> 'Marshall' the product just enables to multiplex Archetypes 'marshall'
> by moving policy about what marshaller to use outside the schema. It
> is *not* a/the solution itself, it just allows different solutions  
> to be
> implemented on top of it.
>
> The reason for using Archetypes marshaller infrastructure instead of
> '<insert your own home cooked solution here>' is that:
>
> 1. It plays well with WebDAV and FTP
> 2. WebDAV and FTP are best ways to import and export content from
>    Plone, if not because they are born to the task because using a
>    browser just won't scale.
> 3. We at Enfold Systems are committed to make sure Zope 2 and Zope 3
>    have efficient, memory-savy, speedy and featureful WebDAV and FTP
>    experience, because It's Our Core Business (TM).

works for me.

-r




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