[Zope] Re: major problems placing authentication on an extranet
chris at simplistix.co.uk
Fri Feb 10 08:35:38 EST 2006
michael nt milne wrote:
> Well I said it was over and out but I have to respond to this latest post.
> Basically though, Zope permissions and security could be made a lot more
Cool, we look forward to your documented proposal to dev.zope.org
including implemented code on a branch with unit tests that satisfies
all of Zope's potential users while maintaining complete security in all
scenarios and providing a ui so perfect that even muppets could use it
and not shoot themselves in the foot.
> It's far too technically focused and this is the opinion of a few
> others as well.
A few other halfwits maybe...
> The whole ZMI interface could be put through a usability
> re-design to be honest
Ah great, does that mean you're offering to finance this?
> and that's not even to comtemplate the security
I'm not sure you're qualified or capable of contemplating such areas ;-)
> I have a few clients,
I pitty them, I really do...
> who I have built sites for using Plone and on showing
> them the ZMI they have re-coiled in absolute horror.
Sure it wasn't just your cack-handed coding? ;-)
> Now obviously Plone is
> trying to bring more and more features within its own interface, which is
> good as it's more usable.
Obiviously, it's why we all _love_ Plohn so _damn_ much *grinz*
> However many things still remain.
Sadly, including you...
> Most of my
> clients are able to use the Plone editing tools and interfaces but can't at
> all get their heads round the ZMI.
They shouldn't be going to the ZMI if you've done your job properly with
the Plohn interface...
> I would guess that changing interfaces
> doesn't help but there you go.
Guessing? Yay, just what you need from someone you're paying to develop
> Glad you feel entertained Norbert. I have been as well and at the same time
> have made quite a bit of progress. Cheers.
Please god, leaves us alone...
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