Phillip J. Eby writes:
> Well, in that case, can we have a 'getItems()' that returns only the
> key-value pairs for actual attributes, and does *not* include keys for
> values that weren't explicitly specified in the configuration file and
> don't have defaults?
Not a bad idea. It will require snaking information through
ZConfig.matcher a bit differently, but shouldn't be particularly
> Unless of course the keys were strings rather than Unicode, in which case
> it'd be even simpler.
Yes, and so they should be (strings rather than Unicode, that is).
I've changed this in CVS. It was never intended that identifiers be
Unicode; this was simply an accident of implementation.
> (The issue here is that Python requires keyword arguments to be
> strings rather than Unicode, even though attribute names can be
> Unicode. ZConfig sets attributes using unicode because ZConfig
> schemas are XML, and therefore Unicode.)
Annoying, isn't it? Not sure it's worth fixing in Python.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fred at zope.com>
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