[Zope3-Users] need guidance

Stephan Richter srichter at cosmos.phy.tufts.edu
Wed Nov 30 07:55:10 EST 2005

On Tuesday 29 November 2005 17:45, Brad Allen wrote:
> Another question about ZODB is whether to use it to store page
> templates. If I build a lot of ZPT pages and macros and store them
> through the ZMI, and then later want to rearrange the folder
> structure, I'm guessing it will be a pain to change a lot of
> hard-coded path references. If I use text files outside the ZODB,
> then I can use a host of text editor tools for searching across
> multiple files.
> I like the idea of letting end users have something like the ZMI for
> editing content, and am hoping it will be possible avoid putting much
> TAL and METAL markup in documents in the ZMI, but rather have the .pt
> files pull content from the ZODB. However, it's not clear to me how
> to make that work. The examples in the books have the .pt files in
> the filesystem; I don't recall seeing any the ZMI/ZODB.

We are currently not supporting TTW development. Thus, in Zope 3 you cannot 
develop templates TTW well yet.

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

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