On Feb 20, 2008 3:25 PM,  <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> All - looking for a bit of input on a dependency for zope.mimetype
> (zope.publisher) not advertised in setup.py for that package:


> zope.mimetype.typegetter imports zope.publisher.contenttype for two
> functions (parse() and parseOrdered()).  I'm assuming this dependency is
> more historical than anything else, but I'm guessing out of ignorance.

This dependency exists because the content-type parsing functions
happened to be available in zope.publisher.  I'd be happy to see
things refactored to allow this dependency to be broken.

> I'm working on a minimal-dependencies CA application (using zope.schema
> and zope.component only) that could likely use zope.mimetype in a
> context outside of a full zope 3 web publishing environment, and I was
> curious if this particular dependency is purposeful/desired?

The dependency exists entirely to get to those functions; there's no
specific desire to create a dependency.


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