[Moving discussion to zope3-dev from zope3-checkins.]

On 11/9/05, Stephan Richter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Could we name the package something else, like "zipresource" or so? Resource
> is a somewhat loaded word in Zope 3 already.

I'm open to suggestions.  I don't like "zipresource" since this is
intended to work with any alternate import loaders that support the
get_data() protocol described in PEP 302.  Bob Ippolito's
pkg_resources package deals with the same issues, but I think we want
to provide this alternate API since we want to support ordinary paths
as well.

Perhaps "zope.filereference"?  I plan to add support for directories
as well, but since that's mostly to gain ways to deal with collections
of files, "zope.filereference" would still be reasonable.


  -Fred

--
Fred L. Drake, Jr.    <fdrake at gmail.com>
"Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless." --B.F. Skinner
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