On Wednesday 20 December 2006 16:03, Jeff Shell wrote: > > > > zope.app.file > > > > -1, I use it all the time in combination with zope.app.image to have > > quick file support. This is acceptable, if you do not plan to store > > thousands of large documents. BTW, I would welcome a conversion to use > > blobs. > > Also -1. We use zope.app.file quite a bit ourselves, for better or > worse. I haven't seen any plausible alternatives. BTW: In my 3.3 > release, I don't see 'zope.app.image', but I do see > 'zope.app.file.image'. Is that what you meant? Or is there a > 'zope.app.image' package that hasn't been included in the > distribution?
There is zope.app.image; I think it is a distribution bug for not having it in the release. Since I always use a checkout, I do not notice things like that. > > I believe that storing binary data in the ZODB - especially in content > management situations - is of high interest to many. Doing it well, > however, is the hard part. I think that the main Zope distribution > should definitely provide helpful base classes and/or tools for > storing and reading the data efficiently and easily. The current > 'zope.app.file' code feels a bit scattered. > > Also important is good HTTP support for binary data. Additional > Request / Response support for cache headers, 'If-Modified-Since', > etc. There has been some work in this area and it works well. See z3c.file. Regards, Stephan -- Stephan Richter CBU Physics & Chemistry (B.S.) / Tufts Physics (Ph.D. student) Web2k - Web Software Design, Development and Training _______________________________________________ Zope3-dev mailing list Zope3firstname.lastname@example.org Unsub: http://mail.zope.org/mailman/options/zope3-dev/archive%40mail-archive.com