[Product-Developers] Re: ATManagedFile on Plone 3

Ross Patterson me at rpatterson.net
Mon May 12 07:29:28 UTC 2008

Andreas Jung <lists at zopyx.com> writes:

> --On 11. Mai 2008 22:54:37 -0700 Ross Patterson <me at rpatterson.net> wrote:
>> I have a client with a Plone 2.5 site running ATManagedFile.  The are
>> using version 1.0.8 or 1.1.0, I can't tell since both have 1.0.8 in
>> the versiont.txt file.  :) They want to migrate Plone 3.  For my
>> part, since Plone 3.1 is such a smooth upgrade, I'd like to take them
>> straight to 3.1.
>> Are there any plans to update ATManagedFile and its dependencies for
>> Plone 3?  If so, what's the schedule?  If not, is there any interest
>> in doing so?  I would be able to contribute to the update depending
>> on the scale.  Does anyone have a sense of what would be required to
>> update to Plone 3?
> No idea about the schedule for ATManagedFile but consider moving to
> ZODB blob support or using FileSystemStorage. Replacing ATManagedFile
> with FileSystemStorage should be easy with a small migration script -
> with the benefits that you could re-use the standard File type without
> introducing a new content-type at this point.

Ah!  Excellent suggestion.  Thanks.


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