Jim Fulton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Dec 2, 2006, at 4:30 AM, Chris Withers wrote:
>> I remember Shane asking this a while ago and seem to remember the
>> answer was "no", but I'm hoping that's changed.
>> Is it possible to have a Zope 3 instance that has no zodb backing
>> at all?
> Yes, of course.
> Yes. You have to configure an alternate publication object. Launchpad
> does this. The publication object plugs in to the publisher and, among
> other things, controls object traversal. The default publisher uses a
> database object as a starting point for traversal. An alternate
> could use something else, including allowing multiple "root" objects.
Quite a few bits and pieces of Zope 3 also depend on there being
a __parent__, including the default security policy. You may therefore
either need to establish such a __parent__ relationship, or write
a new security policy.
Chris, when you finish doing this please document it so it'll be an
"of course" for the rest of us too. :)
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