[Zope-CMF] Re: Small CMFCatalogAware refactoring

yuppie y.2005- at wcm-solutions.de
Mon Sep 12 08:11:28 EDT 2005

Sidnei da Silva wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 01:46:00PM +0200, Jean-Marc Orliaguet wrote:
> | Julien fixed a bug. Only poorly designed software implements hardcoded
> | references to paths ('portal_catalog'). And he needed it to implement a
> | separate catalog for portlets. So let's move on....
> Sorry, but I totally disagree with that. CMFCatalogAware is not the
> only place that has references to portal_catalog. There are a couple
> other references spread around CMF. Either you come up with a CMF-wide
> fix and a proposal, or you make that change somewhere else.
> I, for once, would instead make 'getToolByName' hookable so that it
> can return a different 'portal_catalog' based on whatever constraints
> you need to distinguish which catalog to use, and then ensure
> 'getToolByName' is used all around where a catalog is needed.



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