[Zope-CMF] Re: CMF roadmap update

Jens Vagelpohl jens at dataflake.org
Tue Apr 25 11:48:24 EDT 2006

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On 25 Apr 2006, at 16:33, David Pratt wrote:
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> 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
> 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.

Yes, they could. For the CMF I wouldn't look to replace it, I'd  
rather throw it out.


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