[ZDP] oops

Martijn Faassen m.faassen@vet.uu.nl
Mon, 30 Aug 1999 10:32:21 +0200

David Kankiewicz wrote:
> At 01:33 AM 8/27/99 +0200, you wrote:
> >Forgot one task! Most important next to stylebook
> Can you give me some ideas about what the stylebook would be?
> >
> >[0] The way how data will be stored needs to be determined! Will we use
> >Relationale database, XML, ... or a combination?
> > 
> XML is interesting but I have my doubts about anything large? if not done
> right, it might not be the best...

I'm not sure how XML in Zope will hold up under large documents right
now either, but it should be perfectly possible to use a large number of
smaller XML documents.

> All though it would mean a very convenient conversion into other formats.
> And if you kept it in a simple structure, I would be for using XML.  I have
> yet to play with appending nodes with DTML. (I can think of some very easy
> ways to make it work.) 

Zope now also implements the DOM (Document Object Model) for XML, which
has a number of standard methods to add an XML node. I've tried and got
Amos to wipe out the bugs, so it should work in the latest CVS version.