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.

Darryl

> 
> Jim
> 
> 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." [1]
> >
> > I was hoping to try using ZCA for a googleappengine experiment. Using
> > Ian Bickings post [2] 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
> >
> >
> > [1] http://www.muthukadan.net/docs/zca.html
> > [2] http://blog.ianbicking.org/2008/04/13/app-engine-and-pylons/
> >
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> Jim Fulton
> Zope Corporation
> 

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