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Jim Fulton wrote:
> Julien Anguenot wrote:
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>> Benji York wrote:
>>> Jim Fulton wrote:
>>>> I'd liek to hear why testbrowser requires Python 2.4.
>>> I haven't tried it on 2.3 yet, but the main thing is the use of
>>> decorator syntax. Obviously that wouldn't be hard to back port, if a
>>>> If we decide we want to continue supporting Python 2.3, then I'd want
>>>> to try to make testbrowser (and formlib) work with 2.3. We haven't
>>>> decided that we need to support 2.3. We need to decide and we need to
>>>> take the Zope project as a whole into account.
>>> Personally I'd like 3.2 to require 2.4, but admit that most people (Zope
>>> 2 users especially) might prefer we not force that requirement on them.
>> I support 3.2 with 2.4 as well. Just for being able to play with new
>> Python stuffs :)
> You can certainly do that in your projects without making
> Zope itself require 2.4.
>> And is it that complicated to have Zope2.9 working with
>> 2.4 ?
> The problem is that Zope 2's security protection system works
> by recompiling Python scripts to insert security checks.
> This system has to be reviewed in detail for any change
> in the language, which tests to happen for each Python
> feature release.
> I'm working on a proposal to change Zope 2's security
> system in 2.9, but that will likely be a big job.
You mean migration of Zope2 security system to the Zope3 one right ?
If it's the case I'll be glad to give a hand on this if I can.
> Short of that,
> someone would need to do a security review of 2.4.
You mean in a Zope's scope or the 2.4 itself ?
Julien Anguenot | Nuxeo R&D (Paris, France)
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mail: anguenot at nuxeo.com; tel: +33 (0) 6 72 57 57 66
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