[Grok-dev] Re: Grok Storm Integration

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Fri Nov 23 09:48:03 EST 2007

Previously Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
> Christian Klinger wrote:
> >Now i have created a package called megrok.storm
> >which holds the source of the container.
> >
> >Is it ok to name it megrok.storm?
> I would say so.
> >If nobody has objections with the name i will release
> >this on the zope svn. How can i get access for this repository?
> You'll have to sign contributor agreement [1] and send it to Zope 
> Corporation (e.g. scan it and send an email, or fax it). Tell them 
> you're working on Grok and/or Grok extensions so that they know what 
> your connection is. You will then be able to commit to svn.zope.org 
> using your zope.org username and an SSH key that you have to upload. See 
> [2] for more info.
> [1] http://www.zope.org/DevHome/CVS/Contributor.pdf
> [2] http://www.zope.org/DevHome/Subversion/DoingWritableCheckouts
> >Addtionally i have some questions:
> >
> >In storm.zope you have to configure your store in zcml.
> >
> >  <store name="person"
> >         uri="sqlite:/root/groksandbox/grokstorm/person.db"/>
> >
> >Is it ok to use this piece of zcml in an grok application?
> >Or should i try to SMASH that line of zcml?
> What would you do in a pure Python application? I presume you would 
> write a few lines of Python. It seems to me we should do the same in 
> Grok, though of course it means you're hard-coding database access into 
> your application code.

Using a utility to fetch the database configuration seems to work quite


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