[Product-Developers] Re: Limitations in the use of schemaextender

Martin Aspeli optilude+lists at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 16:07:30 UTC 2009

Giovanni Toffoli wrote:

> I arrived to the following conclusions
> - it was a design choice of schemaextender not to alter the original schema 
> in the class variable

Indeed. Doing that would be very bad.

> - it is for a similar problem that search macros (like view and edit macros) 
> never haven't been systematically developed in Archetypes

That's probably true. I don't think they're used by many people, 

> - probably newer frameworks, such as Dexterity, are the real solution

Perhaps. :) I'm not quite sure I understand what you're trying to achieve.


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