[Framework-Team] PLIP #240: Improve locking configurability

Raphael Ritz raphael.ritz at incf.org
Mon Oct 6 07:22:16 UTC 2008

David Glick wrote:
>>> I'd like to propose PLIP #240 for inclusion in Plone 3.3:
>>> http://plone.org/products/plone/roadmap/240
>>> This PLIP is intended to provide several avenues toward addressing 
>>> the problem of content accidentally getting left in a locked state.
>> +1 for this, although:
>> "David Glick is willing to serve in an advisory role to whoever is 
>> willing to implement this."
>> I suspect this means that it won't get implemented. :)
>> I think you need to find someone who's willing to commit to 
>> delivering it, or it won't happen.
> I suppose I should clarify.  I'm willing to commit to implementing 
> this if it's just a matter of changing the default timeout and adding 
> some KSS to keep the lock in place while an item's being edited.  In 
> an effort to avoid overextending myself, I'm not able to commit to 
> creating a new locking configlet (though based on Sidnei's comment 
> about the PloneLockManager product, which I was unaware of, that may 
> be less important).

I don't recall why it never made it into the release
but when Jeff and I started the locking integration
at the Archipelago sprint a few years ago we did
consider it and created


There shouldn't be much missing I hope.

Just so this won't get forgotten ...


> In either case, I'd be glad to hear discussion regarding the best 
> approach to providing a useful locking system without leaving locks in 
> place accidentally or otherwise getting in the way.
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