[Zope-PTK] Channels in PTK
Wed, 29 Nov 2000 20:39:22 -0500
Tiago Antão wrote:
> I've been told, on #zope IRC that you would be the best person to talk
> to about the PTK Channel feature.
I'm afraid that the work "channel" is a bit overloaded: I know of at
least two different proposed PTK features which have been called
* Hierarchical categories (e.g., "topics"), which contain no content
but list objects which match their query spec. This feature was
part of the original PTK vision; see:
http://www.zope.org/Products/PTK/PTK.html (look for 'Reviewer Adds
* A 'portal_events' object which would serve as a central dispatcher
of various types of event notification (e.g., "document added",
"news item published", etc.) This feature is proposed at:
> AFAIK the channel feature is not yet implemented. If not, will it be
To which kind of channel do you refer? I believe that the next PTK
release will have a limited form of "topics" (I have a simple form
now); an event channel is a bit further out.
> We're developing a portal where the concept of "Channel" is an absolute
> must. We were thinking in developing something very similar to what
> appears documented in the PTK Guide, just not inside PTK. But, if there is
> interest on your part, we could put our effort towards implementing
> channels directly inside PTK. Of course, we would need some orientation
> and guiding on this, but we would obviously give the code away to be
> included in PTK.
I would be delighted to have your help on either type of channel!
Please let me know what I can do to help you.
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