[Zope-CMF] Re: Small CMFCatalogAware refactoring

Sidnei da Silva sidnei at enfoldsystems.com
Mon Sep 12 09:49:11 EDT 2005

On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 09:10:02AM -0400, Tres Seaver wrote:
| Those won't be named utilities;  they will be adapters, with
| "tool-centric" interfaces.  For code which currently spells the lookup::
|   catalog = getToolByName(some_context, 'portal_catalog')
| I prefer::
|   catalog = ICatalog(some_context)

Which, in a backwards-compatible way could be implemented as:

def getToolByName(context, name):
   iface = lookupToolInterface(name)
   return iface(context)

And probably issuing a deprecation warning, though I'm not sure it's
really worth deprecating that.

Sidnei da Silva
Enfold Systems, LLC.

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