[ZDP] BackTalk to Document The Zope Book (2.5 Edition)/Using Basic Zope Objects

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Fri, 20 Sep 2002 17:31:01 -0400

A comment to the paragraph below was recently added via http://www.zope.org/Documentation/Books/ZopeBook/current/BasicObject.stx#2-66


    All the various objects in Zope can be manipulated by calling
    methods on those objects.  For example, Folder objects have an
    'objectValues' method that returns the objects contained by the
    folder. DTML Methods can be used to write simple scripts that call
    these Zope API methods.  These methods are documented in the Help
    System, under API Documentation.

      % hansa - Sep. 20, 2002 5:30 pm:
       The "objectValues" is a bad example in this context in so far as it is a method of the Folder class and *not*
       a zope (ZODB) method object.
       Above DTML Methods were supposed to be *presentation* only,
       while (before the introduction of PythonScripts) they were the only means of separating *logic* into one