[Zope3-Users] Making site skins
johanc at easypublisher.com
Wed Aug 17 05:28:33 EDT 2005
Dominik Huber wrote:
> Johan Carlsson wrote:
>> Ok, so far I figured out the following:
>> 1. Resources gets registered as adapters in the Global Site Manager.
>> 2. The adapter is registerd to adapt from the current layer interface
>> (defaults to IDefaultBrowserLayer) to the Interface interface
>> (strange, why is that so I wounder?)
> The browser request gets directly marked by a skin interface.This is
> done by the http publication request factory:
> (zope.app.publication.httpfactory.HTTPPublicationRequestFactory ->
> Afterward the specific adapters such as views get invoked, because you
> register those to a dedicated request interface using the layer
> attribute. Attention they get looked up via the regular default-adapter
> mechansim and not as named adapters.
> IMO you can register only a specific IDefaultSkin adapter to a site
> marked for example as ISkinableSite:
> factory='.adapter_that_offers_a_skin_interface_selected_by_the_user' />
> Within this adapter you can invoke the user preferences or something else.
I been reading the source and trying to figure this out (still trying to
get in to the adapter/interface thinking, which is really hard and
unintuitive for me.)
I do not quite understand what your suggesting.
Could you give me a short list of what steps would be involved
implementing your suggestion? And how it would work from a user perspective?
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