[Zope] RDBMS Applications and direct calling of script(python)and sql methods

Dylan Reinhardt zope at dylanreinhardt.com
Thu Oct 9 21:39:30 EDT 2003

On Thu, 2003-10-09 at 15:54, Erik Myllymaki wrote:
> > ----
> > from AccessControl import getSecurityManager
> > return getSecurityManager().getUser().getUserName()
> > ----
> Any reason why you shouldn't just use  <dtml-var AUTHENTICATED_USER>
> as a parameter to your SQL query?

AUTHENTICATED_USER is deprecated because the SecurityManager object is a
far more secure source of authentication information.

Anyway, once you've set it up, get_user() is way less typing than



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