On Sat, 2008-04-19 at 09:30 -0400, Jim Fulton wrote:
> Here's a high-level response to this thread.
> As others have pointed out, zope.component and zope.interface should
> work fine without the C optimizations and I'm in favor of changing
> the setup to make them installable without the optimizations.
> zope.proxy is harder. :( What's especially sad is that the dependency
> on it is rather unimportant. It is used by zope.deferredimport. I
> was forced to use proxies because of annoying limitations in Python's
> module implementation and the inspect module's assumption that a
> module is not a module unless it subclasses the standard Python module
> type. I expect though that a simpler proxy implementation could be
> used by deferredimport. This would make zope.component depend on
> zope.proxy only if the annoying zcml is used.
> I'd love to see both of the above fixed, but, sadly, don't have time
> to fix them myself any time soon.
Thanks Jim for your comment.
> On Apr 18, 2008, at 7:43 PM, Darryl Cousins wrote:
> > Hi,
> > "The ZCA framework is developed as part of the Zope 3 project. As
> > noted
> > earlier, it is a pure Python framework, so it can be used in any
> > kind of
> > Python application." 
> > I was hoping to try using ZCA for a googleappengine experiment. Using
> > Ian Bickings post  I set up a environment to install zca packages.
> > zope.interface and zope.proxy both have .so files that aren't usable
> > in
> > a gae project. (_zope_interface_coptimizations.so and
> > _zope_proxy_proxy.so).
> >> From the quote above and other mentions on the web I gather that
> >> there
> > exist pure-python ZCA packages. Could someone point me to where to
> > find
> > them?
> > Best regards,
> > Darryl
> >  http://www.muthukadan.net/docs/zca.html
> >  http://blog.ianbicking.org/2008/04/13/app-engine-and-pylons/
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