Note that I volunteered to rewrite the help system in the Zope 2.6 plan.
Chris McDonough wrote:
>> There is no way to fix this? What other problems are there with the
>> help system?
> Not that I can think of. Other problems with the help system are
> presentation, mostly.
>> Would it somehow be possible to make the helpsystem ignore versions?
> No, unfortunately. It uses the Catalog, which is based on ZODB, and it
> puts a Catalog instance into the main FileStorage, which is undoing and
> versioning. It then proceeds to do writes to the database when it
> appears that all you're doing is reading a pre-existing page. If you're
> in a version at the time, a set of objects will be written into the
> Catalog and into other places in instance space that have version. This
> is a bad pattern, and the only way to fix it is to prevent it from
> happening, which requires some helpsystem architectural changes that
> amount (IMHO) to a rewrite.
> - C
Chris McDonough Zope Corporation
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