[Zope-CMF] Re: .objects files and stripping of extensions - minor change requested

Tres Seaver tseaver at zope.com
Wed Apr 21 15:23:51 EDT 2004

Alexander Limi wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Apr 2004 16:35:30 -0400, Tres Seaver <tseaver at zope.com> wrote:
>>>  Could we change this to *not* strip the extensions instead? This 
>>> would  be  extremely useful, and allow us to map any future file type 
>>> to the  correct  type. Another very relevant example are XSLT files, 
>>> which  currently  require a mapping like .xlst.pt or similar to keep 
>>> their  proper extensions  inside the system.
>> The only issue I can think of here is forward compatibility:  I don't  
>> believe many people make use of the '.objects' mapping, but any who 
>> do  will see their sites break.
>> +1 if nobody screams within a week.
> Thanks - this will make a lot of things easier.
> Which CMF would this end up in - 1.4 branch, or 1.5? I assume it's 
> trivial  enough a change to go in 1.4 branch, but you may see it 
> differently, since  it changes behaviour?
> Here's hoping for 1.4.x :)

That only helps if we actually make another 1.4 release. ;)  As this is 
a minor change, and could be legitimately characterized as a bug, I 
wouldn't have trouble seeing it land on the released branch.

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