Stephan Richter wrote:
The point is that I am not interesting in supporting the ZMI at all. I have no
use for users or developers to ever use the ZMI. In fact, basing my skin on
the ZMI is bad because it provides all those URLs I (a) do not have control
over -- thus being a security risk, and (b) are not needed and make the
This is stupid.
One of the big wins for Zope 3 was that you were supposed to be able to
re-use UI code without having to write it all from scratch.
The ZMI has a lot of widgets that people should want to re-use
(generically: tree controls, file widgets, directory listings, etc,
specifically: forms and configuration for the "generic" parts of zope)
It sounds like you're advocating writing every bit of UI from scratch,
as you have to in Zope 2 due to the hard-coded nature of the ZMI, but
I'm hoping I'm mistaken...
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