Mario Bianchi writes: > I want to write a custom UserFolder to allow for a certain type of > authentication/validation. > One straightforward way to do so is to inherit from UserFolder and override > the validate method. > Nevertheless, the validate method is documented in the code as PRIVATE > object interface, which means -I guess- that is not part of the object API > and no guarantee of compatibility with newer version is given. "Private" means that it cannot be used by TTW code ("Through The Web editable). You can override private methods.
> I noticed there's a securityManager.validate method that takes the same > parameters as the UserFolder.validate one, but the former is part of the > Zope API: should I use that one to implement validation for my user folder? > If this is the case, how can I manage extending class UserFolder and using > SecurityManager.validate as well? In my view, overriding the "UserFolder" method is the better way. Dieter _______________________________________________ Zope-Dev maillist - [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope )