[Zope-CMF] Re: Abusing GenericSetup during traditional installs

yuppie y.2006_ at wcm-solutions.de
Fri Jul 28 10:57:06 EDT 2006

Tres Seaver wrote:
> I would actually like to surface the functionality which makes "partial"
> imports easy.  My CMFFolderExport product demos this for "content space"
> folders:
>   http://palladion.com/home/tseaver/software/CMFFolderExport
> The product uses the registered GS handlers to drive views for exporting
> / importing a folder's contents as a tarball.
> I think it would be possible to write new ZMI views for the tools which
> have GS profile support to allow exporting / importing their
> configurations as well.  TypeInformation and DCWorkflow objects could
> benefit from this as well.


The add views for Actions, TypeInformations and DCWorkflowDefinitions 
allow already to load presettings from the profiles. In addition to the 
features you propose these ZMI views could be used for resetting or 
switching to other presettings defined in the registered profiles.

Cheers, Yuppie

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