[Zope] Making some DTML Documents catalog aware

Christian Couder christian@alcove.fr
Tue, 12 Sep 2000 19:12:48 +0200

Hi everybody,

I have a Zope site with many DTML document and I would like to make them
catalog aware because I want the web site users to be able to search the
The web site users are already able to modify the site themselves and
this functionality must be kept.
I use the debian zope package version 2.1.6-5.2.

My first thought was to create a new ZClass that inherit from both the
CatalogAware and the DTML Document class but it seems to be quite

First the How-To: DTML Zclass ID Bug Workaround helped a little, but
when I try to map some DTML methods to some views in the "Views" tab of
my class, no tab for the view are displayed for the class instance.

I also searched the news and the documentation and it seems that many
people faced some problems when inheriting from both CatalogAware and
DTML Document. So now I suppose this is not the best way to solve my

Do some people have succeeded in something like this ?

Thanks in advance for your answer.

Christian COUDER christian@alcove.fr
Ingénieur Informatique Libre
Alcôve - http://www.alcove.fr/