[Zope3-dev] Dependency cleanup: zope.traversing

Stephan Richter srichter at cosmos.phy.tufts.edu
Wed Aug 22 09:20:00 EDT 2007

On Wednesday 22 August 2007 08:10, Christian Theune wrote:
> I wonder why we use traversal in this place ...

Very old code. :-) As far as I remember, zope.app.testing was written shortly 
after some traversal package changes and we were so happy about the 
simplicity of the API that it got used too much. There are some other places 
like that I think.

> Either I can change the dependencies of zope.app.testing to include
> zope.app.publication to a required minimum version or I can change this
> to use a different lookup mechanism.

Just use the Python API to do the lookup.

Stephan Richter
CBU Physics & Chemistry (B.S.) / Tufts Physics (Ph.D. student)
Web2k - Web Software Design, Development and Training

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