[Grok-dev] Re: grok.Site

Martijn Faassen faassen at infrae.com
Mon Nov 6 11:44:23 EST 2006

Christian Theune wrote:
> Hi,
> Martijn Faassen wrote:
>> I must note that grok.App appears the first time in grok where we appear
>> to be inventing a new feature that isn't in Zope 3. Not necessarily a
>> bad thing, just something to be aware of.
> I do see recurring patterns of this usage though. E.g. by registering a
> "root" object as a utility that is named after the application and the
> doing getUtility()-Lookups that return this object.

Oh, I agree, the concept of an application root is valuable.

> Maybe this is a possible implementation for us too.

Hm, interesting.

I just proposed something mirroring the implementation of 'site'. I 
imagine this gains us a bit of performance above a utility lookup and 
the implementation strategy for sites is well known and appears to work 



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