[Zope-CMF] Store development with CMF (new guy)
Tue, 27 May 2003 17:18:35 -0400
Kari-Hans Kommonen wrote:
> hi Shane, great info!
> ...Is there a place where the logic that you explained here (and other
> similar stuff) is documented so that one can avoid making bad design
> decisions (such as the kind you are advising against)?
I don't know of such a place. I guess that's the problem--I don't know
where that kind of information should go. I foolishly assumed the
design was obvious. Sorry.
Let me see if I can think of some other unstated rules:
- The whole CMF factory mechanism (initializeBasesPhaseX, ToolInit,
ContentInit) is worthless and unnecessary. Do not use it. Its *only*
purpose is to avoid the need to create a ZMI factory form for every tool
and content type, but it turned out to be a large, baroque mess. Use
standard Zope factories. You'll have to create your own factory forms,
but you'll be better off that way--you'll be able to understand your own
- Never assume there is a folder called "Members". You are supposed to
call portal_membership.getHomeFolder(). If you need a list of members,
- It should be possible to delete the registration tool to disable new