[Zope-PTK] <Newbie alert>How members can publish content on their home page?

Shane Hathaway shane@digicool.com
Fri, 24 Nov 2000 18:24:50 -0500

Chalu Kim wrote:
> I think it should be mentioned why DTML is not allowed. It is due to the
> security problem; Trojan. When and if your members have DTML ability,
> they can compromise your content security.

Actually, AFAICT the limitation is intended to shield users from the
complexity that DTML adds.

> So, it is a good thing that your members are not allowed. As mentioned,
> change from structured to HTML and just refer and create your home page
> as it is any old HTML jungle.
> There has to be easier way to do this... A wizard to set their home page
> in HTML and warning about not being able to use DTML.

Another reason might be because DTML should never be "content".  DTML is
intended to perform a certain amount of computation.