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