[Zope3-dev] Re: SVN: zope.location/trunk/s - moved IPossibleSite and ISite from zope.app.component to zope.location

Philipp von Weitershausen philipp at weitershausen.de
Wed Aug 22 10:13:12 EDT 2007

Thomas Lotze wrote:
> Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
>> This is an interesting move. I can settle with the idea, but I wonder this
>> was discussed... Last time I remember we were discussing the idea of a
>> package a la zope.site or zope.componentsite... (Also, as long as we're
>> moving things, I wouldn't mind renaming ISite to IComponentSite).
> There had been some discussion on this list a week ago when we discovered,
> during some dependency clean-up at gocept, that ISite being defined in a
> zope.app package caused a lot of non-zope.app packages to indirectly
> depend on a wagon load full of zope.app stuff by way of zope.location.
> So the idea to solve this was two-fold:
> - Step 1: Move ISite to zope.location to kill the dependency of
>   zope.location on zope.app.component. This would not affect anything
>   aside from the dependencies, but that would be a gain of itself.
> - Step 2: Something should be done about the naming of ISite and the
>   non-separation of the concepts of a component registration context and
>   locality in the zope.location sense. This requires further discussion
>   and is a more long-term goal than cleaning up the spurious dependency on
>   zope.app.component. That discussion is, however, not affected by ISite
>   being moved to zope.location.
> I hope this makes things a bit clearer.

Ok, I can live with that. Thanks for the clarification!

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