[Zope-CMF] Re: Wondering about catalog tool bloat

yuppie y.2004_ at wcm-solutions.de
Sun Apr 18 13:13:38 EDT 2004


Alec Mitchell wrote:
> It seems to me that the default CMF catalog tool is a bit bloated.  My main 
> concern is that FieldIndexes are used for Date, created, effective, modified, 
> start, and end (the last two created by CMFCalendar), when they should 
> probably all be DateIndexes.  Plone has already made some of these changes, 
> but it would be nice to have it in the CMF itself.

This is a known problem. See this thread 
and this collector issue

The meta problem is: There are not enough volunteers to resolve issues 
like that.

> Also, what is the purpose 
> of the metadata redundancy between ModificationDate and modified or Date and 
> CreationDate (which are also redundant in the indexes)?

I guess we don't need all of them. But in general the DublinCore methods 
return ISO strings while the CatalogableDublinCore methods return 
DateTime objects. See interface and implementation for details.


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