[Framework-Team] Re: PLIP wishlists towards 3.0

Martin Aspeli optilude at gmx.net
Mon Mar 20 15:21:00 UTC 2006


Vincenzo Di Somma <vincenzo at ...> writes:

> >  #119 -- Contextual help: This is end-user, context sensitive help. I've got 
> > some code that does this, based on a custom catalog and AT content, that is 
> > fairly complete but needs some polishing. Again, a re-evaluation of this in 
> > terms of Z3 concepts would be welcome.
> 
> do you have any idea about how much impact on the performance will have
> this feature ?

The PloneContextHelp product uses a separate ZCatalog to keep track of this, and
is quite performant - one catalog query per request, basically, and no waking up
of objects until you actually request a help page. It has optional TALES
evaluation, but this is the last thing that's evaluated, and it doesn't depend
on any objects besides the current navigation context being woken up.
 
Martin





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