[Zope] product+catalog question
Henny van der Linde (zettai)
linde at inline-info.nl
Wed May 12 17:45:03 EDT 2004
> >Thanks, but I'm aware of the Zcatalog section in the Zope book. I got the
> >ZCatalog perfectly working with my ZClasses.
> >However I'm building the next generation of our Zope based cms entirely
> >external products, leaving ZClasses behind. Documention including the
> >developpers guide isn't any helpfull regarding the Zcatalog in this
> That is because there is nothing special for external products with
> respect to the ZCatalog: attributes and parameterless methods
> are indexed/put in the catalog's metadata row when the name agrees.
> This general principle applies to everthing: Zope objects,
> ZClasses, external products ...
What I overlooked was the fact that you have to define an acces method (as
Alec Mitchell pointed out) for the fields in the dictionaries and use that
as fieldnames in the indexes. Stupid of me, basic OOP, but I didn't know I
could use methods as fields for the indexes.
I have it now perfectly working.
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