[zope2-tracker] [Bug 450311] [NEW] Zope2.12 does not depend on zope.app.container

Tres Seaver tseaver at palladion.com
Tue Oct 13 10:25:22 EDT 2009

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Patrick Gerken wrote:
> Public bug reported:
> Zope2.12 does not depend on zope.app.container.
> Lots of existing packages do use this package for the IAdding interface.
> These packages would all needlessly be broken. zope.app.container
> already redirects to the up to date interfaces and emits depreceated
> warnings. Since zope2.12 is so new and 2.11 afaik did contain that
> packages, it would make sense to list  zope.app.container as a
> dependency and remove it one or two releases later. Then most packages
> should have updated their dependencies.
> Third party packages of course could also update their packages to
> depend on zope.app.container, but the same time they then could also do
> all necessary upgrades for zope2.12, which will take some time. Therefor
> I think it makes more sense to add this dependency to Zope2.12
> ** Affects: zope2
>      Importance: Undecided
>          Status: New

 status invalid

I'm *strongly* against the idea of "convenience" dependencies:  anybody
who needs zope.app.container for some borked third-party package which
doesn't declare it as a dependency can just install it in their
virtualenv, or add it to their buildout.

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** Changed in: zope2
       Status: New => Invalid

Zope2.12 does not depend on zope.app.container
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