[Zope3-Users] Cloning interfaces/interface fields - how?

Adam Groszer agroszer at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 11:29:46 EST 2008

Hello Hermann,

Tuesday, February 19, 2008, 4:46:29 PM, you wrote:

HH> Hi,
HH> I'm over and over confronted with a simple pattern, where I need to clone
HH> interface field. For instance, I have the content object, which has an
HH> interface, e.g.:

HH> class IPersonSearch(Interface):
HH>   name = copy.deepcopy(IPerson['name'])

Might not be the nicest solution, but works here.

You can do some magic too:

from zope.interface.interface import InterfaceClass
newIF = InterfaceClass(name=newname, __module__ = module,

Where newfields is a dict with keys of name and values of fields

Best regards,
 Adam Groszer                            mailto:agroszer at gmail.com
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