Chris McDonough wrote:
> Is security really a part of an object's interface? I thought this was more
> of an implementation thing.
When refactoring the PTK it became apparent that supplying security
assertions on the interface rather than the implementation can be very
useful. In fact, an interesting pattern emerged: "view" objects needed
no security assertions as long as the "model" objects had all the
I'm not sure if there is any basis for this idea in current OO
methodology, but I really think the concept has merit. It certainly
clarifies Zope security IMHO.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michel Pelletier" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "Geeks Mailing List" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2000 4:05 PM
> Subject: [Geeks] Interface Meta Data proposal
> > I've added a sub-proposal to the Interface proposal for describing
> > additional meta-data with Interface objects:
> > http://www.zope.org/Wikis/Interfaces/ExtesableMetaData
> > Please comment about this interesting possibility.
> > -Michel
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