[Framework-Team] plone.registry and z3c.form

Alec Mitchell apm13 at columbia.edu
Fri Sep 25 15:26:52 UTC 2009

On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 8:09 AM, Eric Steele <ems174 at psu.edu> wrote:
> Following up on the discussion of including these in Plone 4...
> The Framework team opinion is that they like them both, and will include
> them in Plone 4, but with the reservation that they wished they'd gone
> through a full PLIP process.
> Personally, I'm in favor of including both. I've used plone.registry on a
> project and found it very well done and easy to use. I also like the
> ControlPanelFormWrapper that plone.app.registry provides and would be happy
> to see that make it in too. I'm less convinced about the plone.app.registry
> search form itself. I'd lean towards leaving the registry search as one of
> those undocumented views that people can get to if they really need it, a la
> @@manage-viewlets. I'd like to have that worked on some more in a 4.x
> release and go through full Framework and UI team reviews before making it
> publicly available.
> Adding plone.registry and plone.app.registry brings in the following new
> dependencies:
> collective.z3cform.datetimewidget = 0.1a9
> plone.autoform = 1.0b2
> plone.supermodel = 1.0b2
> #Required by:
> #plone.app.registry 1.0b1
> plone.app.z3cform = 0.4.6
> #Required by:
> #plone.autoform 1.0b2
> plone.z3cform = 0.5.5
> #Required by:
> #plone.z3cform 0.5.5
> z3c.batching = 1.1.0
> #Required by:
> #plone.app.z3cform 0.4.6
> z3c.formwidget.query = 0.5
> If there are no staunch objections to the above, I'll move forward with it.

Won't these requirements come in automatically as we merge those PLIPs
that depend on these packages (provided they are accepted).  I'd
rather we not add these dependencies to Plone until we're certain that
we have code that makes use of them.


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