[Zope] Re: ZEO Client space

Chris Withers chrisw@nipltd.com
Mon, 28 May 2001 21:03:31 +0100

> what (for example, in the case of an enterprise KM portal) prevents a
> user (let's say, a Python programmer in the company's IT dept) from being
> able to bypass the client security mechanism and get access to HR or
> data that he/she is not supposed to see?

This is exactly the problem my ZODB-dev idea seeks to solve...

> I guess, if you are just looking for applications that access data and
> methods written in Zope, XML-RPC would still be ideal, and have the
> features that would be needed.

<snip XML brokering stuff>
Woh! That sounded cool but went light years above my head :-S

> for an unintelligent application; it just means the application is a
> bit more autonomous from Zope (which could either be good or bad)...

Hmmm, thanks, that was a really interesting insight :-)