[Zope3-Users] write a product keeping the customization of the instances in mind

Stephan Richter srichter at cosmos.phy.tufts.edu
Mon Aug 29 11:36:57 EDT 2005

On Monday 29 August 2005 11:32, Christoph Frick wrote:
> > > b) i want the users of the racerank product to be able to do easy
> > >    customization of the views and their apprearence. i though about
> > >    simply adding a css+logo as attributes to my main-interface and use
> > >    this for manipulation that goes beyond my skin. but whats the best
> > >    approach to allow the admin to change texts per instance? abuse the
> > >    i18n for this? or allow annotation of my views with e.g. a
> > >    text-attribute.
> >
> > I have misused I18n for those type of cases before and I don't mind
> > doing this. ;-) Of course, if you want the admins to be able to adjust
> > *content*, then you have to get into the content internationalization.
> no it is actually adjusting the text. there will be small text passages
> on the various pages, that explain whats to do. so users of the product
> might want to adjust them to their needs. the aim here is not the
> internationalization but the customization.

Then your application has to provide this functionality. It is certainly 
nothing that comes standard with Zope 3.

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

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