[Zope3-dev] Re: [Zope-DB] Relational Databases in Zope 2 and Zope 3

Stephan Richter stephan.richter at tufts.edu
Mon Jun 28 07:59:41 EDT 2004

On Monday 28 June 2004 07:50, Charlie Clark wrote:
> 1) ZSQL - use property sheets and positional parameters. Personally I'd
> like to drop DTML support in ZSQL altogether. Jim Fulton made the
> suggestion that <dtml-sqlvar> parsing could be modified to return '?' and a
> tuple element to preserve backwards compatability but we think this would
> no longer be necessary. It might, however, be worthwhile to have something
> like ZPT for ZSQL to encourage reuse and embedding in applications.

I disagree that ZPT would be a better choice, since it requires well-formed 
XML and is slower. I think DTML tags are still the way to go, but we should 
try to drop the "dtml-" prefix.

Also, we can switch to DTML 2, once it is done.

Stephan Richter
CBU Physics & Chemistry (B.S.) / Tufts Physics (Ph.D. student)
Web2k - Web Software Design, Development and Training

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