[Zope-CMF] Re: CMF roadmap update

David Pratt fairwinds at eastlink.ca
Tue Apr 25 11:33:01 EDT 2006

Hi Jens. Z3 has it own uid facilities. I guess folks could pick this up 
through five could they not? Its all moving in that direction in any case.


Jens Vagelpohl wrote:
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> On 25 Apr 2006, at 15:51, Florent Guillaume wrote:
>>>> How would people feel about deprecating it for 2.1 and removing it 
>>>> in 2.3 if no-one steps up who wants it?
>>> Well, I have my own opinion about that, but the course of action 
>>> depends mostly on those people who are using it. No one seems to, 
>>> judged by the complete silence.
>> Grégoire Weber is the one that coded it and included it.
>>> As I have found, it is only used in one specific situations: If you 
>>> create a Favorite pointing to a piece of content, then that piece 
>>> gets tagged with a UID, and the UID identifies the content piece for 
>>> the Favorite. So you can copy/paste/whatever the content and the 
>>> Favorite still knows how to find it.
>> Given that it's unmaintained, that Plone has its own UID tool, that 
>> CPS does it differently, I'm for deprecating it quickly and slating it 
>> for removal earlier than the usual 1 year.
> Thanks for speaking up, Florent.
> +1 from me.
> My proposal would be to add deprecation warnings on the 2.0 branch and 
> trunk and delete it on the trunk as soon as the 2.1 branch has been cut 
> in a few months.
> And yes, three separate tools for this one tiny piece of functionality 
> is quite odd.
> jens
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