Re: [Zope3-dev] zcml:condition registry?

2005-10-03 Thread Lennart Regebro
OK. How come we just don't use dotted names? ___ Zope3-dev mailing list Zope3-dev@zope.org Unsub: http://mail.zope.org/mailman/options/zope3-dev/archive%40mail-archive.com

Re: [Zope3-dev] zcml:condition registry?

2005-10-03 Thread Fred Drake
On 10/3/05, Lennart Regebro [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: OK. How come we just don't use dotted names? We can use dotted names, but sometimes we still want to know what else is out there. Dotted names help avoid accidental collisions in a small namespace, but do not help us know what is provided. I

Re: [Zope3-dev] zcml:condition registry?

2005-10-03 Thread Lennart Regebro
On 10/3/05, Fred Drake [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: conflicts, but for products you release to the community, it makes a lot of sense to document the specific features that are provided. This is especially to determine if several people are implementing similar features, since that may indicate an

Re: [Zope3-dev] zcml:condition registry?

2005-10-01 Thread Lennart Regebro
I don't understand the purpose of this registry at all, even after reading the purpose on the wiki page. Could somebody explain? I mean, reasonably, when you actually check if the feature exists, you check if it is installed on your computer, not if it exists somewhere in the universe, obviously

Re: [Zope3-dev] zcml:condition registry?

2005-10-01 Thread Benji York
Lennart Regebro wrote: I don't understand the purpose of this registry at all, even after reading the purpose on the wiki page. We don't want two people to use different names for the same feature, or worse the same name for two different features. -- Benji York Senior Software Engineer Zope

Re: [Zope3-dev] zcml:condition registry?

2005-10-01 Thread Fred Drake
On 10/1/05, Benji York [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We don't want two people to use different names for the same feature, or worse the same name for two different features. Right; this registry isn't for the software, but for the humans that have to write and maintain the stuff. -Fred -- Fred

[Zope3-dev] zcml:condition registry?

2005-09-30 Thread Fred Drake
The last time we discussed the zcml:condition attribute for ZCML, we decided that there should be a general registry of feature names that should be checked when defining a new feature name. I think that I suggested a page in the Zope 3 wiki as the registry. Does anyone remember a registry ever

Re: [Zope3-dev] zcml:condition registry?

2005-09-30 Thread Gary Poster
On Sep 30, 2005, at 2:25 PM, Fred Drake wrote: The last time we discussed the zcml:condition attribute for ZCML, we decided that there should be a general registry of feature names that should be checked when defining a new feature name. I think that I suggested a page in the Zope 3 wiki as

Re: [Zope3-dev] zcml:condition registry?

2005-09-30 Thread Fred Drake
On 9/30/05, Gary Poster [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A generally accessible web page has some advantages--it is easy to read, and usable even if you don't have the most recent version of the software, for instance. It has some problems too. The up-to-dateness of the registry is what I'm most

Re: [Zope3-dev] zcml:condition registry?

2005-09-30 Thread Fred Drake
For the record, Gary capitulated via IM rather than by email to the list. (I didn't even have to force his hand... wonder if he's feeling ill?) I'm send this email to: 1. Give Gary a chance to say Oh no I didn't! in public. :-) 2. Let people know the truth of the matter. :-) 3. Note that

Re: [Zope3-dev] zcml:condition registry?

2005-09-30 Thread Gary Poster
On Sep 30, 2005, at 6:29 PM, Fred Drake wrote: For the record, Gary capitulated via IM rather than by email to the list. (I didn't even have to force his hand... wonder if he's feeling ill?) I'm send this email to: 1. Give Gary a chance to say Oh no I didn't! in public. :-) 2. Let people