[Zope-CMF] Re: GenericSetup ATContentTypes global_allow
y.2006_ at wcm-solutions.de
Fri Sep 22 05:32:53 EDT 2006
Tres Seaver wrote:
> Raphael Ritz wrote:
>> In the old days this would have been something like this (pseudo code):
>> in the custom product's install.
>> The question is: how would you do that from an extension profile
>> without replicating the entire 'File' fti for just this little change?
> Then you aren't making an "extension": it is really a "base" profile in
> disguise, as you want to control types "outside" your profile's scope.
> I don't want to make it easy for "add-ons" to scribble on other people's
> types (although yuppie's suggestion would work): the model here is that
> either you are configuring the site *as a whole*, or you are "extending"
> it by making "well-behaved" extensions to it.
Maybe he isn't making an add-on. But add-ons are not the only use case
for extension profiles.
is an example of what you call a "base profile in disguise". It
describes a variation of the default profile. I think this is a
legitimate use case that helps to avoid redundancies and makes
maintaining customizations easier.
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