[Framework-Team] Re: The big 3.0 ;)

whit d.w.morriss at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 19:47:35 UTC 2007

Alec Mitchell wrote:
> On 4/3/07, Martin Aspeli <optilude at gmx.net> wrote:
>> Wichert Akkerman wrote:
>> >>     - Wicked
>> >>         - Needs to use createObject?type_name=Document — the way 
>> it is
>> >>           set up now, anything spidering the site with credentials 
>> will
>> >>           create objects, and any object clicked will create objects
>> >>           (this change will make it invoke portal_factory)
>> >
>> > Hasn't happened.
>> Am I right in thinking this should be considered a seriousish bug?
> I don't see why this should be considered any better/worse than the
> content add menu which uses the exact same links and will be shown on
> all such pages as well.  From a spiders point of view, it's not
> different, AFAIK.  Not that this isn't an important issue, but we've
> lived with it for a long time.
who spiders with credentials? The real issue is clicky users creating 
content they don't actually edit.  This is more of an annoyance than a 
barn-burner considering it's a wiki convention that most of the time 
people use the syntax so they can rapidly create and populate a link.

this is like 3-4 line fix unless you wanted to create a proper add view 
(ie less effort than has been expended in writing emails about it).  
might have time this weekend to do it.

an kss inline of the add item page would be by far the best solution 
overall(still need above as a fallback). 



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