[Zope-CMF] Re: [dev] more add menu changes

Martin Aspeli optilude at gmx.net
Thu Aug 7 19:46:27 EDT 2008

Charlie Clark wrote:
> Am 07.08.2008 um 19:21 schrieb Martin Aspeli:
>> Ah.... In Plone, folder_factories is a list of addable types. You  
>> click
>> "Add" next to each one and it's created with a temporary ID. Then  
>> you save
>> it, and it's renamed to a better ID, usually.
> Add forms are much nicer than that.

Of course. We just haven't had many of them until recently.

> Objects are only created if the  
> add form is correctly completed.

Yes, that's why they call them add forms ....

> I haven't looked at yuppie's latest  
> implementation but the use of INameChooser for default id's is very  
> usable - in many context management situations auto-generated id's are  
> preferable although Plone's are a bit verbose.

No kidding. :)


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