[Zope-CMF] CMFActionIcons vs. new-style actions

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Sun Sep 14 00:35:51 EDT 2008

Previously Martin Aspeli wrote:
> Jens Vagelpohl wrote:
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> > 
> > Today I was looking at the CMFActionIcons product and wondered about a  
> > few things. First of all, there's no obvious way to enable the actions  
> > and include the template snippets that pull them in. Editing the  
> > main_template is needed. Secondly, the new-style actions already  
> > define a property to store an expression for generating a icon path,  
> > but it doesn't appear to be used anywhere yet.
> > 
> > Question: Wouldn't it make sense to enable the new action icons  
> > functionality in the various templates to show icons if an expression  
> > for an icon is provided, and completely retire the CMFActionIcons  
> > product?
> +1 - CMFActionIcons is a bit of a nuisance these days. I never 
> understood why you'd need to separate the definition of the action (in 
> the ZMI or GS) from its icon.

Easier customization - no need to let people touch the action itself?


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