Am 19.08.2010 um 11:56 schrieb Michael Howitz:
> Am 06.02.2010 um 17:43 schrieb Michael Howitz:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I found something strange in metadata when copying a persistent object.
>> 
>> My situation is the following:
>> I have a container with some elements inside. I create a copy of this 
>> container using
>> 
>> zope.copypastemove.ObjectCopier(my_container).copyTo(my_container.__parent__)
>> 
>> (Actually I use zope.copypastemove.interfaces.IObjectCopier(my_container) 
>> but this calls the adapter mentioned above.)
>> 
>> Side note: Is this the right way to copy an persistent object nowadays?
>> 
>> This happens tho dublin core metadata then:
>> As zope.dublincore.timeannotators.CreatedAnnotator is subscribed to 
>> zope.lifecycleevent.IObjectCreatedEvent it gets called as the 
>> ObjectCopiedEvent is a subclass of ObjectCreatedEvent. The copy of the 
>> container gets a new creation date set in its metadata.
>> 
>> But zope.copypastemove.dispatchToSublocations calls the subscribers for the 
>> sublocations using 
>> zope.component.subscribers((sub, event), None)
>> 
>> So the zope.dublincore.timeannotators.CreatedAnnotator does not get called 
>> as it is not registered for (object, event) but only for (event,).
>> 
>> This leads to a strange situation: the metadata of the copied container get 
>> updated but not the metadata of its contents.
>> This behavior has not changed since version 3.4.0 which was about 2,5 years 
>> ago.
>> 
>> I think this is a long-standing bug and it should it be fixed in 
>> zope.dublincore by registering the subscribers for (object, event)? 
>> (Additionally or exclusively, I'm not sure.)
>> 
>> Any thoughts?
> 
> As there were no replies I this bug into launchpad: 
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/zope.copypastemove/+bug/620353

I implemented a solution, see comment 
https://bugs.launchpad.net/zope.copypastemove/+bug/620353/comments/1

Could someone please review the solution before I merge it into trunk?
Thanks in advance.


Yours sincerely,
-- 
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