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Dan Korostelev wrote:
> 2009/3/13 Dan Korostelev <nad...@gmail.com>:
>> 2009/3/11 Martijn Faassen <faas...@startifact.com>:
>>>>>> - Move LocalPermission into new zope.localpermission package. I
>>>>>> personally didn't ever need local permissions.
>>>>> You're talking about locally defined permissions, correct, not about
>>>>> giving someone a permission locally?
>>>> I'm talking about local persistent permissions that can be added to
>>>> ZODB and registered per site. It's zope.securitypolicy that gives
>>>> local permissions, so, LocalPermission has nothing to do with local
>>>> grants.
>>> Right, that's what I thought. Agreed they should go off into a package
>>> on its own, probably to eventually die. :) (I have bad memories of
>>> struggling with this stuff in a sprint in 2003).
>> Thinking now. If we want local persistent permissions to be considered
>> dead and we want to discourage their usage, may be the package should
>> be called "zope.app.localpermission" then? If so, we could also move
>> its ZMI views there and forget about that package. :) It's just
>> because "zope.localpermission" name sounds like "some nice part of
>> zope framework", but in reality, the functionality provided by the
>> package is deprecated for use withing _the framework_.
>>
>> But, do we really want it deprecated and dead? May be there's some
>> nice use cases for it? Anyone?
> 
> Martijn, Stephan, anyone? This question is the only thing that stops
> me from releasing refactored packages.
> 
> Personally, I quite like the idea of naming it
> "zope.app.localpermission", merging it with its views (possibly as an
> optional dependency) and forgetting about it. But it's just because I
> didn't ever need and probably won't ever need local permissions, so
> it's one of some "old and deprecated patterns" to me.
> 
> So, if noone will object/reply soon, I'll rename the package and
> finally release the refactorings.

Silence is assent. ;)


Tres.
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