[Framework-Team] Comments on PLIP 244

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Tue Oct 28 17:22:35 UTC 2008

Previously Ricardo Alves wrote:
> Hi framework team,
> I'm sorry I didnt' comment on the previous discussion about PLIP #244, 
> but I wasn't subscribing this list. Anyway, I'd like to comment on some 
> of the objections already posted in the PLIP page.
> About the usefulness of site-wide portlets, let me give an example: you 
> have a static portlet assignment at a folder, and that portlet makes 
> sense only in the context of that folder, so you want to block it in 
> subfolders but keeping site-wide portlets visible (e.g. like news, 
> review list, events, etc). Currently you can't do this, unless you 
> manage to setup some weird combination using the other categories...

I disagree. Again you are just describing a special case of a more
generic problem: the lack of ability to selective block (and perhaps
unblock) portlets. I can not think of a single situation where site
portlets would make sense.


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