[ZDP] Zope Architecture

Howard Clinton Shaw III shawh@sths.org
Wed, 19 May 1999 11:11:40 -0500

On Wed, 19 May 1999, Martijn Faassen wrote:
> Martijn Pieters wrote:
> > You can also use a construction where you use Apache with ZServer as a
> > layer in between Apache and Zope. You can then access your Zope
> > installation through Apache (with the extra benefits of virtual servers and
> > the like that Apache offers), and also access Zope through FTP and WebDAV
> > (via ZServer's HTTP and FTP support).
> This answers a question I just sent to the list, thanks. :)
> [about how Zope might listen to a host of other protocols in the future]
> Completely unrelated from anything, I have this vague idea of making a
> mud based on Zope technology. telnet based mud, but using the Zope
> object database to store its objects (rooms, objects, characters, etc)
> in. Feasible? :)

There is already a similar construct called POO (which stands for Pythonic MOO)
and is similar to a MUD, and wholly based in Python. It should not be hard to
adapt it to use the ZODB, but I would wait for ZODB3 and concurrency. (Find the
link to POO in the list of modules on the python.org site)

> Regards,
> Martijn
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