[Product-Developers] Plone(?) Zope(?) Python(?) HTTP(?) security question

Ken Winter ken at sunward.org
Mon Jun 15 02:27:12 UTC 2009

Martijn Pieters wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 20:44, Ken Winter <ken at sunward.org> wrote:
>> So presumably the httplib2.Response object was carrying some class
>> security
>> info, and that's what evoked the error in my script.  And the .copy()
>> method, applied to that object by submitRequest() (which has adequate
>> privileges), produced an actual Python dict.  Right?
> Almost. httplib2.Response is *missing* security info, while plain
> dicts have been cleared. See:
> http://docs.zope.org/zope2/zdgbook/source/Security.html#module-security-assertions
> for more information.

Thanks, everyone ~ 

It is helpful to have learned both the "why" of the problem and the "how" of
a couple quite workable solutions.

~ Ken
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