[Grok-dev] Re: grokui.admin 0.1.1 released

Philipp von Weitershausen philipp at weitershausen.de
Wed Aug 6 09:25:02 EDT 2008

Uli Fouquet wrote:
> Plans:
>  * Move all to `++grokadmin++`
>    Next step is to move all functionality into an own URL namespace 
>    like `++grokadmin++`.

It's technically a good idea not to interfere as much as possible and 
therefore put things on this traversal namespace. However, I think from 
a practical perspective, it would be a bit more useful if grokui.admin 
simply put all its views on a special layer, say, IGrokAdminLayer. Thi 
layer would be part of the Grok default skin, but you could easily opt 
out of it and with one big bang, the whole admin UI was disabled (very 
useful for production), but you could still get at it manually, e.g. by 
using the ++skin++ traverser (e.g. when you're trying to debug a running 

What do you think?

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