Re: [Zope-dev] FTP interface being worked on?

2001-03-18 Thread Dan L. Pierson
--On Saturday, March 17, 2001 08:46:26 PM -0500 Fred Wilson Horch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think lossless serialization should be an explicit goal. If a developer doesn't provide specific object serialization methods, then a default method (perhaps XML) should be invoked that is

[Zope-dev] iso_week for Zope's DateTime

2001-03-18 Thread Steve Alexander
The Collector doesn't seem to be working at the moment, so I'm posting this here. I've written a small test for my iso_week function. You can download it, plus some test data, plus the script to create the test data here: http://www.cat-box.net/steve/zope_iso_week.tar (700k) You'll

Re: [Zope-dev] FTP interface being worked on?

2001-03-18 Thread Fred Wilson Horch
"Dan L. Pierson" wrote in part: I think lossless serialization should be an explicit goal. What is lossless vs. non-lossless? If the filesystem representation dumps evrything required to recreate a working copy of the catalog after a (perhaps lengthy) computation but doesn't actually

[Zope-dev] INSTANCE_HOME vs. SOFTWARE_HOME

2001-03-18 Thread Morten W. Petersen
Hi guys, some people have asked me to use INSTANCE_HOME instead of SOFTWARE_HOME, which breaks their products on debian distros. Now, I'm not sure that won't break other systems if I change it; anyone care to share? Thanks, Morten ___ Zope-Dev

Re: [Zope-dev] getPhysicalPath?

2001-03-18 Thread richard
Brian Lloyd wrote: Is there a simple method like getAcquistionPath() that tells me how I was required without having to do some sub optimal REQUEST variable hacking / string matching? I don't know of any (but that doesn't mean there isn't one). But couldn't you walk up the

[Zope-dev] PATH_INFO reliable?

2001-03-18 Thread Danny William Adair
I want to strip off the SERVER_URL of an absolute url (which I have as a string) without doing string manipulations. Is there some built-in function to do this? So what I'm looking for is actual the reverse of absolute_url. The request variable PATH_INFO looks very good, but I don't know whether

Re: [Zope-dev] FTP interface being worked on?

2001-03-18 Thread Fred Wilson Horch
Chris McDonough wrote: Fred Horch wrote: My major question is I don't understand the design decision to allow lossy representation. [...] I think lossless serialization should be an explicit goal. If a developer doesn't provide specific object serialization methods, then a default

Re: [Zope-dev] FTP interface being worked on?

2001-03-18 Thread R. David Murray
On Sun, 18 Mar 2001, Dan L. Pierson wrote: representation of Chris' proposal. FSDump has no read capability. At IPC9, someone from DC told me that Tres was worried that read capability would be a giant security hole. I can't remember if that someone was Tres or not. IMHO, the

Re: [Zope-dev] FTP interface being worked on?

2001-03-18 Thread R. David Murray
On Sun, 18 Mar 2001, Chris McDonough wrote: "Potentially lossy" also doesn't mean "leaky". It just means that folks who expose their objects to this sort of serialization can choose their own format, and if it represents the object adequately for their own use in both directions, it's good

Re: [Zope-dev] FTP interface being worked on?

2001-03-18 Thread John D. Heintz
Fred Wilson Horch wrote: Chris McDonough wrote: Fred Horch wrote: My major question is I don't understand the design decision to allow lossy representation. [...] I think lossless serialization should be an explicit goal. If a developer doesn't provide specific object serialization

Re: [Zope-dev] FTP interface being worked on?

2001-03-18 Thread Chris McDonough
Fred wrote: I guess I'm voting to rewrite this sentence: If this API is not implemented by the developer, the result is a default serialized representation (perhaps XML pickle) on a per-object basis I think this makes sense. Maybe the issue is semantics. I think

Re: [Zope-dev] Organizing modules in a python product

2001-03-18 Thread Itai Tavor
Thanks, Dieter. You're right, I definitely wouldn't want to use this solution. I was hoping for something that can be done inside the product :-( Dieter Maurer wrote: Itai Tavor writes: ... abbreviated references to sibling subproducts ... Is there any way to set this up so imports

[Zope-dev] Product Tutorial

2001-03-18 Thread Magnus Heino (Rivermen)
Hi. Is http://www.zope.org/Members/hathawsh/PythonProductTutorial/index_html?pp=1 still valid, or have things changed since it was written? /Magnus ___ Zope-Dev maillist - [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No