[ZDP] BackTalk to Document The Zope Book (2.6 Edition)/Using Basic Zope Objects

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Wed Dec 17 22:48:39 EST 2003

A comment to the paragraph below was recently added via http://zope.org/Documentation/Books/ZopeBook/2_6Edition/BasicObject.stx#3-29


      DTML is the "other" Zope facility for the creation of
      presentation in Zope.  Two kinds of DTML objects are addable
      from the Zope Management Interface: *DTML Documents* and *DTML
      Methods*.  Both kinds of objects allow you to perform
      *security-constrained* presentation logic.  The code placed into
      DTML objects is constrained by Zope's *security policy*, which
      means, for the most part, that they are unable to import all but
      a set of restricted Python "modules", and they cannot directly
      access files on your filesystem.  This is actually a "feature",
      as it allows site administrators to safely delegate the ability
      to create DTML to "untrusted" or "semi-trusted" users.  For more
      information about Zope's security features, see "Users and

        % PeterR - Dec. 17, 2003 10:48 pm:
         "Two kinds of DTML objects are addable from" -> Two kinds of DTML objects may be added from

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