[ZWeb] DISCUSS: Use ".html" or not?

Robert Rottermann robert@redcor.ch
Wed, 24 Apr 2002 18:05:46 +0200

I vote for 
The .html in Python is not hard to handle .
No caps!
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Everitt" <paul@zope.com>
To: <zope-web@zope.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 24, 2002 2:17 PM
Subject: [ZWeb] DISCUSS: Use ".html" or not?

> Howdy.  Let's start a war. :^)
> I'm about to create the site map page, which is the second link on the 
> navbar.  It will help us plan the building out of the content and 
> section space in the site.
> My first decision to make is: what kind of object should this be?  I'm 
> going to make it a Document and treat it as content, rather than 
> programming, so that it shows up in searches.  Of course, this might 
> come back to haunt me later if I need to put any programming in it. 
> (Grr....)
> My second decision: what should the object id be?  Choices:
>    /SiteMap
>    /SiteMap.html
>    /sitemap
>    /sitemap.html
> While this seems like a petty conversation, it is actually quite 
> important.  We have two kinds of decisions to make:
> 1) Caps scheme.  If I can get away with it, I'd like to make an edict to 
> banish caps and use all lower.  I've grown really, really, really weary 
> over the years telling people the URL to the zope 3 wiki, and saying 
> "Component architecutre, capital C and capital A, front page, capital f 
> and capital p, ..."
> 2) Extensions.  Boy oh boy is this a hot potato.
> The first two people that tried to help me with nzo skins via WebDAV 
> wanted to use Dreamweaver.  The were both foiled by DW's inability to 
> work with something not having an extension.  Ultimately, all solutions 
> that we discussed had tough tradeoffs.
> For both content and presentation objects, this is going to come up over 
> and over and over and...
> So what say ye -- "sitemap" or "sitemap.html"?
> --Paul
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