Jacob Holm wrote at 2009-3-6 01:55 +0100:
>I added it while working for ZC two years ago. It was needed to support
>a use case where the context used for looking up the annotation was not
>necessarily the current site. I don't know if the use case is still
>relevant to ZC, but the pattern is still being used in e.g.
>zc.notification and zope.app.preference (where it was added by me at the
I expect that use cases like this (looking up objects in a foreign site
context) will be important for my current employer (if it continuous to
use Zope in the future).
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