[Zope3-Users] Re: What's the rationale of @@ ? Was: index.html

Benji York benji at zope.com
Tue Dec 13 08:58:18 EST 2005

Andreas Elvers wrote:
> what the rationale of @@ anyway ?

One of the reasons is that it creates a name space.  If you have a view 
  of a container named "foo" what happens if you create an object in the 
container also named "foo"?  Does the object hide the view, or does the 
view hide the object?  With the @@ prefix you can disambiguate.
Benji York
Senior Software Engineer
Zope Corporation

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