[Grok-dev] Re: Admin UI name change suggestion

Uli Fouquet uli at gnufix.de
Fri Oct 5 02:28:57 EDT 2007

Hi there,

Shane Hathaway wrote:
> Martijn Faassen wrote:
> > 
> > I still like Shane's plan as he spelled it out, earlier.
> > 
> > http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.web.zope.grok.devel/2337
> > 
> > What do people think about this?
> Actually we found several problems with the plan in that thread, and I
> replaced the idea with the following:
> "Wait... here's something simpler.  There could be a page in the Grok UI
> that lets people configure which application to use by incoming port
> number.  For example, I might say that port 8080 serves helloapp, 8081
> serves helloapp-dev, and 8082 serves grokadmin.  If the server gets a
> request on an unconfigured port, it falls back to grokadmin.  Adding a
> port requires a change to zope.conf, but that's easy to explain.  Hmm,
> yeah, I like that idea a lot better.  No funny ++app++ names, and if
> users accidentally lock themselves out of the grok administration UI,
> all they have to do is add another HTTP port to zope.conf."
> I'm still pretty happy with the revised idea.

I agree. +1 from me for the revised idea.

Kind regards,


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