[Zope-PTK] [Zope-dev] PROPOSAL: Splitting ZPatterns into two products

Dan L. Pierson dan@sol.control.com
Fri, 28 Jul 2000 16:12:33 -0400 (EDT)

Phillip J. Eby writes:
 > So, I am thinking perhaps I should split ZPatterns into two products:
 > PlugIns and DataSkins.  The DataSkins product would require the PlugIns
 > product.  LoginManager would require both.  For backward compatibility,
 > there would need to be a "final release" of ZPatterns which contained stubs
 > to load in classes from their new locations, so that existing objects
 > stored in ZODB's would not be "broken".  Newly created objects, of course,
 > would refer to the new products automatically.

Sounds like it would reduce some of the apparent complexity of the
current ZPatterns.  Not the final solution but it would help.