Hi,

Am Samstag, den 17.01.2009, 11:36 +0000 schrieb Martin Aspeli:
> Dieter Maurer wrote:
> > Christian Theune wrote at 2009-1-16 09:06 +0100:
> >> I noticed 'zope.globalrequest' on the PyPI RSS feed today and wonder
> >> about it. IMHO this implements an anti-pattern in an official way
> >> without a warning that this needs to be handled with care.
> > 
> > IMHO, it is not an anti-pattern:
> > 
> >    We have a global "site" why should we not have a global request?
> > 
> >    When Zope is used as a Web Application Server, it is quite
> >    natural to expect a request.
> 
> +1
+1 as well

> 
> However, there is a definite risk with it as well of encouraging poor 
> separation of concerns. If code is dependent on a request it's not 
> re-usable outside the web container. For views or web app controllers, 
> that's certainly fine, but if you're writing something more generic, 
> then it may be better to have the discipline to pass objects around that 
> properly abstract your data, rather than assume you can access the 
> request willy-nilly.
Isn't there always the risk that people design software the "wrong" way?

> 
> This is a documentation issue, though.
> 
> Martin
> 

Robert


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