On Apr 20, 2006, at 3:33 AM, Martin Aspeli wrote:
On Thu, 20 Apr 2006 04:35:47 +0100, Chris McDonough
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
The zodb code is on the blob-merge-branch of ZODB in Zope's
subversion repository. I'm not sure when it's going to land in an
actual ZODB release. I'm fighting a bunch of fires at the moment
and it's on the backburner as a result. :-(
Is there a roadmap, to-do list or similar? Do you have an
estimation of how complete it is at this stage?
There is a reasonably-up-to-date TODO.txt on the branch in src/ZODB/
Blobs . It's complete enough that we decided to make a "technical
preview" release at some point, but I dropped the ball (necessarily,
Storage of large files is something that Plone and the other CMSs
solve (to various degrees of success) at the wrong layer of the
stack (although Railroad/Tramline/Hurry are really interesting).
Development at the ZODB level scares me, but I'm sure there are
people in various communities interested in getting this solved
once and for all.
Sure. The best way to help is for people to try it out. There is a
Zope 2 branch in SVN named http://svn.zope.org/Zope/branches/blob-
integration-test that I believe has its externals set right to
include the "blob-aware" version of ZODB. You should be able to
check it out and just run it. There are examples of blob usage in
the ZODB/Blobs/tests/test_basic.txt .
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