[Zope-PTK] Wizards and Form data types

Shane Hathaway shane@digicool.com
Thu, 30 Nov 2000 16:34:12 -0500

Tiago Antão wrote:
> Hi!
>   I've found a feature in the Wizards which seems a bit strange:
>   I'm trying to alter the File Wizard, at step 01 I've introduced a
>   <select multiple name="channel:list">
>   But in the following step channel:list e silently converted to ONLY
> channel. Being the result of this that the factory method receives not a
> list but a string...
>   Is this a feature or a bug?

It's a product of the limitations of wizards as implemented in the PTK. 
It could be fixed directly, but it would be hideous DTML.  A better
solution would either move the Wizard class into a filesystem product or
make use of the new Python Scripts.  What would you prefer?