[Zope-dev] improving the utility and adapter lookup APIs

Gary Poster gary.poster at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 11:45:47 EST 2009

On Nov 25, 2009, at 11:34 AM, Thomas Lotze wrote:

> Gary Poster wrote:
>> On Nov 25, 2009, at 11:17 AM, Thomas Lotze wrote:
>>> What about a simple and consistent API for all components including
>>> utilities, adapters and multiadapters:
>>> IFoo()
>>> IFoo(x)
>>> IFoo(x, y)
>>> I seem to remember there had been some discussion at some point about
>>> dropping or at least loosening the distinction between utilities and
>>> adapters anyway, so this would be the opportunity to do so at the API
>>> level.
>> That was discussed and rejected near the very beginning of the Z3
>> effort, in my memory.
> OK. If that was a hard and fast decision, I'll not argue further.

FWIW, I'm saying that utilities and adapters are different.  I share your/Martijn's/other people's general thoughts about merging adapters and multiadapters in the interface __call__ syntax.


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