Am Mittwoch 10 Dezember 2008 13:02:02 schrieb Roger Ineichen:
> Hi Herman
>
> > Betreff: Re: [Zope-dev] z3c.form 2.0 release
> >
> > Am Dienstag 09 Dezember 2008 16:24:41 schrieb Roger Ineichen:
> > > Hi Brian
> > >
> > > > Betreff: Re: [Zope-dev] z3c.form 2.0 release
> > > >
> > > > On Sun, Dec 07, 2008 at 11:27:01PM -0800, Stephan Richter wrote:
> > > > > On Friday 05 December 2008, Martin Aspeli wrote:
> > > > > > Is there any indication on when we'll see a 2.0 release
> > > >
> > > > of z3c.form?
> > > >
> > > > > > We need a widget that's not in the 1.9 release, but is on
> > > >
> > > > trunk (for
> > > >
> > > > > > a list with textline value type), and are wondering
> > > >
> > > > whether to roll
> > > >
> > > > > > our own or wait for a new z3c.form release.
> > > > >
> > > > > I am considering the code feature complete. I would like to get
> > > > > confirmation from people that (a) the z3c.pt integration works
> > > > > well
> > > >
> > > > I have an issue with this. z3c.pt.compat creates a nasty
> >
> > issue when
> >
> > > > trying to package it as a Debian package.
> > > >
> > > > The root cause seems to be that z3c.pt.compat declares
> >
> > z3c.pt as a
> >
> > > > namespace package. These are defined in the setuptools
> >
> > documentation
> >
> > > > to be "merely a container for modules and subpackages."
> >
> > [1]. z3c.pt
> >
> > > > doesn't conform to that as it contains files. This doesn't matter
> > > > till you try to install it using the
> > > > --single-version-externally-managed option, at which
> >
> > point you get
> >
> > > > file conflicts.
> > > >
> > > > I've been thinking about it a while, and I think the only
> >
> > solution
> >
> > > > is to rename z3c.pt.compat to z3c.ptcompat, make a new release of
> > > > that and migrate z3c.form. I'm willing to implement that
> >
> > if there's
> >
> > > > enough support.
> > > >
> > > > [1]
> >
> > http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/setuptools#namespace-package
> >
> > > > s
> > >
> > > I agree
> > > A package should never use another package as it's namespace.
> > > Which means a package can not be both a package and namespace for
> > > other packages.
> >
> > Ah, that's interesting. Because I recently released a package
> > called "z3c.iban", which is basically about a schema about
> > the international bank account number.
> >
> > Someone recently suggested to rename it to z3c.schema.iban,
> > which sounds a good idea to me, however, in this case my
> > package would use another package, namely z3c.schema, as namespace.
> >
> > So what's your suggestion in this case?
>
> You should move the iban folder to the existing
> z3c.schema package. But only if the z3c.schema.iban
> doesn''t depend on any other package the z3c.schema
> already does.

Yes, that's exactly the problem - it depends on the "iban" module (a package, 
which I also wrote).

> Otherwise you should rename the package to z3c.iban
> or anything you like.
>
> Or we could do it the other way arround. We could
> split the z3c.schema package into different pacakges
> like z3c.schema.iban. This whould be nicer because
> we can share th z3c.schema package as a namespace.

That was what I was thinking about, as I estimate that there will be quite 
some packages over time which will rely on other packages and can hence not 
go into z3c.schema.

Best Regards,
Hermann

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