[Zope-CMF] [dev] .zexp imports and notifyWorkflowCreated

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Wed Feb 25 14:04:39 EST 2009

Previously Tres Seaver wrote:
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> Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > Previously Charlie Clark wrote:
> >> Am 25.02.2009 um 16:10 schrieb Wichert Akkerman:
> >>> The workflow tool is not a factor at all here. The problem is that CMF
> >>> registers some event handlers that do things like clear workflow  
> >>> status
> >>> and local roles when you create a copy.
> >> I realise that but surely the handlers can have a default behaviour  
> >> that can be changed depending on the configuration?
> > 
> > In my opinion they should not be globally registered at all, but
> > available for registration in a local site manager. CMFDefault could
> > then do that registration for its needs.
> You are in the cleft stick created by the paradox of "reusable
> configuration" (an oxymoron, even).  The other alternative is to *not*
> <include/> the configuration from CMFDefault, but copy and tweak it for
> your own app.

Not including CMFDefault is entirely reasonable. There are two problems

- CMFDefault is in the Products namespace, so five will load its zcml

- some of these are in CMFCore (handleDynamicTypeCopiedEvent for
  example, which zaps local roles from copies). Asking people to
  copy CMFCore configuration for a reasonably common use case is
  not desirable imho.


Wichert Akkerman <wichert at wiggy.net>    It is simple to make things.
http://www.wiggy.net/                   It is hard to make things simple.

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