On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 04:49:19PM -0400, Shane Hathaway wrote:
> I'm tired of this.
Yes indeed :-)
> Do you have a better alternative to subpath
> prefixes? The constraints are tight:
> - You have to provide an easy way to access APIs. It's important for
> Zope 3.
are you talking about things like z3 services?
and/or zope 2 API stuff like foo.objectItems?
> - You have to provide a way to explicitly acquire. It's important for
> Zope 3!
> - You can't use Python statements in templates.
right, expressions only...
> - Everyone is going to argue over your solution for months.
> I've tried very hard to invent a way to solve the problems with path
> expressions without changing TALES. I can't. So I gave myself the
> flexibility of using just one character that was reserved anyway in path
> expressions, and the solution fell out.
> If you want to look for a solution, consider using *only* Python
> expressions--no path expressions. You'll get a lot of mileage that way,
> but at the expense of syntax clashes. Who knows, you might find a
> pretty good solution.
I think this is what I'm going to investigate.
Who knows, I might find only bad solutions :-)
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