[Zope-PTK] PTK won't let me add objects

Tres Seaver tseaver@digicool.com
Tue, 21 Nov 2000 16:04:10 -0500

Paul Winkler wrote:
> Hi,
> I just sent this message to the main zope list - sorry, didn't realize
> there was a separate PTK list.
> I'm working on a site based on the PTK DemoPortal. PTK is a great
> product, so I was happy to see a new release announced recently and
> took the opportunity (yesterday, 11/20) to update my PTK installation
> from
> CVS. Well, now the Zope management interface won't let me add anything
> inside the Portal except Document, Link, News Item, Portal File,
> Portal Folder, and Portal Image. I'm NOT talking about the Portal
> interface - just the plain old Zope "Available Objects" button.
> Is this caused by anything I did? I don't think so - if I add a new
> Portal it has the same behavior.

Nope, this is a bug.  I have been wrestling with the PortalFolder for
weeks now, and I introduced it while clearing up another problem.

> Was this done on purpose? If so, why on earth would you want to
> prevent anyone from adding so much as a humble DTML method?? We're not
> talking about the end-user interface here.
> For now I'm going to revert to an old version of PTK, bugfixes be
> damned. I can't get any work done in this version.
> Suggestions would be most welcome!!

Please submit the issue to the PTK Tracker:


I will work on this issue immediately.

Tres Seaver                                tseaver@digicool.com
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