[Grok-dev] Re: Grok w/o ZODB

Michael Haubenwallner michael at d2m.at
Mon Apr 14 07:52:31 EDT 2008

Tim Terlegård schrieb:
> On Apr 14, 2008, at 12:05 PM, Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
>> Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
>>> Hi, i've just posted about my package that lets you run Grok without 
>>> the ZODB dependency.
>>>  http://blog.d2m.at/2008/04/13/grok-without-zodb-wsgi-based/
>>> I'd appreciate your feedback.
>> I couldn't find a way to comment on your blog, so here's my feedback:
>> * Currently you have a hard-coded root object that you import. It 
>> would be much nicer to make it pluggable as a utility, e.g.
>>  getUtility(IRootObject)
>> That way you'd have pluggable root storages instantly (a ZODB backend 
>> could register its root object as a utility upon opening the database, 
>> an SQLAlchemy backend could do the same based on user input, etc.)
> WSGI is a topic on the grok sprint. It would really nice if we on the grok
> sprint could wsgify grok and make zodb optional (but still being the 
> default).
> Is it possible to introduce this root object utility in zope.publisher 
> or wherever
> it belongs? Others have made packages for no zodb as well. I definately 
> think
> we shouldn't need separate packages for this. Can this be added to zope
> core without refactoring too much and so everybody is happy? Can we do it
> on the grok sprint?
> /Tim


I'd be glad if i could just use core functionality.


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