On 4/11/06, Dieter Maurer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> gf wrote at 2006-4-11 04:27 -0600:
> >I am interested in having the same object appear as the child of two
> >different containers. These containers may distant from each other in
> >the object hierarchy.
> >In particular, I autogenerate a list of subtopics (child folders) for
> >several areas of my website, but would like a certain folder to appear
> >in more that one listing because it can be classified in multiple
> In principle, the ZODB allows you to place the same
> object into arbitrary many containers.
> Keep in mind however, that apart from the ZODB all other
> parts of Zope treat the copies as different: the have
> different URLs, different "PhysicalPath"s, may report
> (the same modification) to different catalogs (in this case,
> only a single catalog is informed, not all as you probably would like).
> >Is there a way to accomplish this? Is there anything in Zope like a
> >symbolic link?
> Andreas already told you about my "Reference" products.
> There is also a "Symlink" product of Shane.
> And there is the "PortableHole" product that maps a complete
> folder onto a different location.
> No solution is completely satisfactory...
My sincere thanks to Andreas, jcc, and Dieter for the great suggestions.
It looks like one of these products will certainly fill my needs.
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