[Zope-CMF] Re: RFC: PAS and the (non?) future of members

Jens Vagelpohl jens at dataflake.org
Thu Feb 2 18:33:49 EST 2006

On 2 Feb 2006, at 23:01, Rob Miller wrote:

> On Thu, 02 Feb 2006 18:14:15 +0000, Jens Vagelpohl wrote:
>> On 2 Feb 2006, at 15:35, Rob Miller wrote:
>>> even if the content-based plug-ins are not desireable, i think it's
>>> still
>>> worth investigating the use of PAS and the idea of deprecating the
>>> member/user duality altogether.  anyone else interested in this
>>> approach?
>> It does sound interesting, unless the user folder all of a sudden  
>> gets
>> overloaded with all kinds of APIs that it doesn't need for normal  
>> Zope
>> operation.
> i don't understand what you mean by overloading the user folder w/  
> "all
> kinds of APIs".  i'm not proposing any additions to the user
> folder at all. i'm talking about a custom user class, along w/  
> custom user
> factory, authentication, and user property decoration plugins that  
> move
> the behaviour that is currently in the member object down into the  
> user
> object.  no additional features, less complexity, more flexibility.

I mean sticking Plone-only stuff onto something that's a simple user  
folder and should be completely agnostic of how it is used.


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