[Zope] Re: Good Object-Oriented Design Approaches ForZope Development?

Lennart Regebro regebro at nuxeo.com
Mon May 24 07:03:55 EDT 2004

On Thu, 20 May 2004 23:48:44 -0700
Allan Miller <amiller at a2software.com> wrote:
> I think my original question wasn't specific enough.  Perhaps an
> example would would make things clearer.  One category of products I
> looked at were Zope discussion board products.  I expected to see
> classes such as User, Forum, Posting, etc., that model the objects
> that comprise a discussion board.  Instead, I often saw a ZPT form for
> adding a user, and a PythonScript - something like addUser.ps -  that
> builds a dictionary of user properties (username, password, country,
> etc.) and adds it to the container (folder?) in which the PythonScript
> resides.

Yes, and I agree that this is bad design. It is not uncommon, but not very
Zope-ish, and there is nothing in Zope that makes this a good idea.

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