Previously Laurence Rowe wrote:
> yuppie wrote:
> > David Glick wrote:
> >> Does anyone have an objection to me adding 'context' as an alias for 
> >> 'object' in the expression context that is built when executing CMF 
> >> action expressions (in getExprContext in CMFCore/Expression.py)?  This 
> >> would remove one common source of minor confusion for beginning 
> >> CMF/Plone developers (namely, having to use object in action expressions 
> >> when you use context everywhere else).
> > 
> > -1
> > 
> > "There should be one-- and preferably only one --obvious way to do it."
> > 
> > 'context' is deprecated for this kind of expressions, CMF uses 'object' 
> > everywhere. Supporting 'object' *and* 'context' or switching from 
> > 'object' to 'context' will cause even more confusion.
> > 
> > Please see this thread
> > http://mail.zope.org/pipermail/zope-cmf/2005-March/021990.html
> > with this result
> > http://mail.zope.org/pipermail/zope-cmf/2005-March/021999.html
> 
> That thread refers to 'content' rather than 'context'.
> 
> Page templates have already made 'context' available as an alternative 
> to 'here'. I don't see why 'object' should be treated any differently.
> 
> "There should be one-- and preferably only one --obvious way to do it."

Amen.

+1 on making 'context' available.

Wichert.


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