[Product-Developers] Re: Adapters for cataloged objects

Taito Horiuchi taito.horiuchi at gmail.com
Thu Jun 18 18:48:53 UTC 2009

Thanks Martin,

I was talking about waking up a few objects to less than 100 objects from
so getObject() method may be the right choice.

I considered using IZCatalogBrain, but as you mentioned, brains don't give
underlying object's implementation, so I rejected to use this in my use



On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 9:27 PM, Martin Aspeli
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> wrote:

> Taito Horiuchi wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Can somebody tell me what is the best practice to adapts adapters to
>> cataloged objects?
>> For example, I have ATDocument cataloged as
>> Products.ZCatalog.Catalog.mybrains object.
>> I have adapter MyAdapter which adapts ATDocument and provide IMyAdapter.
>> To Adapt this cataloged object, I need to wake it up by using getObject()
>> method like:
>> IMyAdapter(cataloged_object.getObject())
>> Waking up object from zodb is not good practice so, I wonder how you guys
>> do this better.
> ... and I forgot to add: you can always use a different adapter that adapts
> IZCatalogBrain or whatever it is (see the ZCatalog code) and provides your
> interface. This then needs to be able to do all its work with the
> information on the catalog brain (or wake up the object).
> However, you can't get a *different* adapter depending on what the
> underlying object was when it was cataloged. All brains are created equal.
> Martin
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