[Zope-CMF] Re: [dev] newstyle content creation
y.2008 at wcm-solutions.de
Fri Apr 25 03:23:17 EDT 2008
Charlie Clark wrote:
> Okay. Had a quick look your implementation and I think I understand it! 8-)
> Had trouble with createAndAdd and finishCreate but now I understand
> them. Shouldn't there be default finishCreate in the ContentAddFormBase
> so that it's obvious we have to overwrite it?
I simplified the code in ContentAddFormBase.create and moved it to the
add view. 'finishCreate' no longer exists, your add view has to
implement the complete 'create' method. Formlib raises an
NotImplementedError if 'create' is missing.
This requires a few more lines of code in add views for real
IDynamicType content. If you hardcode factory and portal_type in the
view, the code becomes much simpler. And if the __init__ method of your
content type handles unicode and datetime correctly, 'create' can be a
> It's taken me such a while
> to get my head around the ProxyFieldProperty stuff that I've made all my
> new content stuff work without it but I can see you've used it
You should not use that stuff if you don't need it. Schema adapters and
ProxyFieldProperty are just legacy code for old content types.
> I also understand what you mean about making a menu for this
> stuff. It would be nice to have some configuration for this so that we
> don't have to rely on actions such as AddFile, AddImage, etc. Would that
> be something like listing all views that provide a specific interface?
No. The view registrations don't provide enough information and I'd like
to keep this configurable TTW.
We can look up the addable types in the types tool as folder_factories
and Plone do. But in that case we need a way to get the URL of the add
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