[Framework-Team] collective.elephantvocabulary

Rok Garbas rok at garbas.si
Thu Oct 24 22:29:36 UTC 2013

Quoting David Glick (Plone) (2013-10-24 22:18:28)
> On 10/24/13, 10:18 AM, Rok Garbas wrote:
> > with plone.app.event we also added new dependency
> > collective.elephantvocabulary. i'm the author of this package and what this
> > package does is extends a bit zope.schema's vocabulary. also if there is
> > plone.app.registry present it also makes use of that.
> >
> > now at the time i needed this and when working on plone.app.event project also
> > plone.app.event benefit from this functionality and still does.
> >
> > introducing yet another package makes very little sense in my opinion and
> > functionality wise this package could easily fit into plone.app.vocabularies
> > package.
> >
> > would somebody object this move? (to move c.elephantvocabulary code into
> > p.a.vocabularies)
> >
> > also if somebody can comeup with some more descriptive name i'm all ears :)
> >
> I think we can avoid adding this functionality altogether.
> As I understand it, the package exists to make sure that if a term is 
> removed from a vocabulary but there is existing data that stores that 
> term's value, the existing data can still be edited without losing the 
> stored value. z3c.form has added a different solution to the same 
> problem, and is the form library we're standardizing on for Plone 5, so 
> I don't think we should add another solution to plone.app.vocabularies.

can you point me to the z3c.form's solution to this. if z3c.form's solution
suffices i'll make sure its removed as dependency from plone.app.event.

Rok Garbas - http://www.garbas.si

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