On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 07:15:11PM +0100, David Johnson wrote:
> I thought  zope.formlib was more complex.

That may be true, under the hood, but it is certainly simpler to use.

I never fully understood how to use (and extend) forms generated by ZCML
<addform>/<editform> directives.

> As I understand you must  
> create custom browser classes,


> and page templates.

That is not necessary.

> Then you must  
> register those with a page or view ZCML browser directive, each of  
> which is more complicated than the addform.

The initial complexity may be a little higher, but you get a flexible
solution that scales well when you need to change something.

Form directives may work well for trivial cases, but they don't scale
when you need to change things.

> My point is that if there is something new here, I would like to  
> learn. :)

You will not regret learning zope.formlib.

Marius Gedminas
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