[Zope-CMF] getting the items that a dcworkflow worklist define

Rocky Burt rocky.burt@bricsnet.com
06 Feb 2003 09:58:02 -0500

It sounds to me that I should just stick with catalog queries until
worklists can actually be used for getting data back.

Anyone know if that's in the dcworkflow development radar?

- Rocky (r0ky)

On Tue, 2003-02-04 at 13:41, Dieter Maurer wrote:
> Rocky Burt wrote at 2003-2-4 11:53 -0500:
>  > ...
>  > My intent was to build approx 1 worklist per workflow, that would signify that something is needing to be done with the particular content type that the worklist pertains to.
>  > 
>  > I was expecting that there was some kind of call I could make that would give me back a list of items that match a (or all) worklist's requirements back from the portal_workflow so that I could present this list back to the user as a type of "My Tasks" screen.  But after defining the worklist for one of my content types, I am unable to find such a function/method/call.
> I have extended DCWorkflow such that worklists provide
> a "search" method.
> I am not sure, however, whether you should use this extension.
>   For each new DCWorkflow release, I costs me about 10 to 15 minutes
>   before the extension works again...
> The alternative:
>   Worklists are essentially catalog queries.
>   While is is very nice to define the query just once (that has
>   been my reason for the extension) and use it for both
>   action and overview, it is feasible to do it twice...
> Dieter
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