[Zope] Sounds like a good idea...

Chris Withers chrisw@nipltd.com
Fri, 22 Sep 2000 09:37:19 +0100

Dennis Nichols wrote:
> Since the standard root User Folder seems to hate being replaced by other
> much-needed-by-me types of UserFolders, I wondered if this would work well
> (using only ZServer) ...
> 1. Use SiteAccess to map mysite.com/ to mysite.com/my/ for all users and
> sub-managers.
> 2. Put a {MySQL,etc,smb,...}UserFolder in /my for all users and sub-managers.
> 3. Use SiteAccess to map big-guy.mysite.com to mysite.com/ for the site
> manager.
> 4. Use the standard root UserFolder only for the site manager login
> (index_html could redirect any errant users).
> This would seem to keep those "other" UserFolders out of the root and allow
> the site manager to easily get at the manage views in the root.
> I'm sorry to ask, but I've found that it takes me a long time to work
> through setting up and trying such things, and then not always knowing if
> it is sound or if I'll find the fatal flaw tomorrow.
> Anybody tried this? Or have an opinion on its soundness?

Seems sensible. We use SiteAccess a lot in the same kindof way. I'm sure
a lot of people do...