[Zope] Temporary Storage?
Thu, 22 May 2003 20:47:19 +0200
Chris Withers wrote at 2003-5-22 15:53 +0100:
> What is a 'Temporary Folder'?
A folder that goes away when Zope exists.
It is temporary in the sense that it is not persistent and
dies when the Zope process stops.
> How does it relate to a 'Session Data Container'?
The "Session Data Container" is (by default) placed in a
> What happens if you instantiate a 'Session Data Container' in a normal folder?
Then the session info survives, in principle, a Zope restart.
As the "Session Data Container" (usually) implements expiration
timeouts, sessions will be invalidated when the are not accessed
recently (e.g. because Zope was dead for some time).
> Are previous revisions for objects kept in memory or on disk for information
> stores in a TF
Temporary Storage (the ZODB storage used by Temporary Folder)
maintains one previous revision in memory (to support limited
> or SDC?
The "Session Data Container" does not maintain previous revisions.
> Can you use either of these to store a mapping where you want key/value pairs to
> expire after a certain amount of time?
I think, a Session Data Container will do this happily...
> If so, how would you do so?
Straight forward ;-)