Jens Vagelpohl wrote:
> On Sep 12, 2011, at 11:52 , yuppie wrote:
>> I propose to use 'five.globalrequest' instead of self.REQUEST inside
>> tools. AFAICS that allows to convert *all* tools into utilities.
> Why would you want to add a dependency for 3 lines of code? All that package 
> does is register a 1 line event handler. I'd rather do that in the CMF itself.

Because it provides an API that is also used and maintained by other 
people. Plone 4.1 depends on it.

> IMHO the "cleaner" way would be to make sure the request object is explicitly 
> passed into any code that needs it.

Sure. But that requires either API changes in the tools or new view 
code. The last 4 years nobody did work on this because it is much more 
work than 'just' converting tools to utilities.


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