[Zope-CMF] Store development with CMF (new guy)

Tres Seaver tseaver@zope.com
30 May 2003 11:41:32 -0400

On Tue, 2003-05-27 at 15:11, Shane Hathaway wrote:
> Troy Farrell wrote:
> > I assume you mean no other CMFCore or CMFDefault code or skins...
> > Some of my custom apps and skins rely upon decorated users.  Should this 
> > be done differently?
> Do your custom apps and skins truly rely on decorated users, or do they 
> rely on users with particular attributes (such as 'email', 'birthdate', 
> etc)?

Actually, direct attribute access is evil:  such applications should use
the member object's 'getProperty' method.

>  You don't need to decorate the users if they already have the 
> required attributes.  A standard Zope user folder does not provide extra 
> attributes, but a custom user folder might.


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