[Zope3-dev] Re: ISite misplaced in zope.app.component.interfaces

Martin Aspeli optilude at gmx.net
Fri Aug 10 03:45:58 EDT 2007

Fred Drake wrote:

>> I think "site" is widely understood term in Zope 3 now and everyone knows
>> about it. We gain absolutely nothing by renaming it. I think "zope.site"
>> would be a great package name for "ISite" and friends.
> Widely understood, yes.  Frankly, I've *never* liked it, because it
> doesn't tightly relate to my more casual ideas on what a "site" is on
> the web.  It compontent registry *can* represent a site in that sense,
> but that's as much an implementation detail as anything (IMO).
> The existing APIs certainly can't change, but I'd love to see more
> reasonable name used for a new package that's less tied to supporting
> web applications.

FWIW, I recently had to explain the concept of a "site" in Zope 3 and 
how a Plone site root object is a "site" that has a "site manager" and 
... it got very confusing.


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