Sorry, you are correct, I meant to say from restricted space.  The external 
method is what gives me access to unrestricted python.  I do plan on using 
Tres' method.

----- Original Message ----
From: Lennart Regebro <>
To: Pedro LaWrench <>
Cc: Jaroslav Lukesh <>;; Tres Seaver 
Sent: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 11:12:20 AM
Subject: Re: [Zope] how to prevent URL access to an external method?

On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 18:25, Pedro LaWrench <> wrote:
> What would you change on the security tab?  I still want my authenticated 
> users to have access to the method as a call to it is made from unrestricted 
> space (such as a page template)

A page template is restricted. If it really was unrestricted it would
be called from Python code on the hard disk, and then you wouldn't
need the external method.

> I just don't want them to call the method directly.

So Tres method is the simplest one that does just this.

Lennart Regebro: Python, Zope, Plone, Grok
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