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Lennart Regebro wrote:
> On 4/19/05, David Given <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>Unfortunately, this requires having the code dealing with text and
>>images to be in the same place, which breaks encapsulation.
> Zope is not a programming language. :-)
> Yes, Acquisition has similarieties to class inheritance, but it isn't,
> and trying to use is as if it was will just get strange.
> Acquisition can be handy for inheriting data (or rather,
> configuration), but not methods.
Hmmm.... CMF skins (templates, Python Scripts, etc.) all work via
acquisition; "placeful" scripting in general relies on it heavily.
There is admittedly a lot of extra machinery in place to make sure that
CMF objects select the "right" templates, based on their 'portal_type',
but CMF / Plone / CPS wouldn't work at all without the ability to
Tres Seaver [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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