Re: [Zope] Acquisition Algebra; interaction of containment and acquisition is confusing

2001-01-26 Thread Evan Simpson
From: Fred Yankowski [EMAIL PROTECTED] for the very last case, "a.b.c.x". I just can't follow why the equivalent expression isn't x.__of__(a).__of__(c.__of__(b.__of__(a))) rather than the more complex answer given: x.__of__(a).__of__(b.__of__(a)).__of__(c.__of__(b.__of__(a))) You can

Re: [Zope] Acquisition Algebra; interaction of containment and acquisition is confusing

2001-01-26 Thread Fred Yankowski
Thank you for describing the transformation rules in detail. With those I can mechanically create the same acquisition expression that you get. Working some further examples with this knowledge [and how can I use this knowledge to make mo' money?], I find that given a containment tree like

Re: [Zope] Acquisition Algebra; interaction of containment and acquisition is confusing

2001-01-26 Thread Evan Simpson
From: Fred Yankowski [EMAIL PROTECTED] Now, does that bother anyone besides me? Since acquisition is intrinsic and ubiquitous in Zope, shouldn't we be concerned that it is hard to control or predict? Keep in mind that it is only the *order after containment* that has this problem. For