[ZWeb] use ExternalEditor on zope.org?

Mark McEahern mark@mceahern.com
Wed, 11 Sep 2002 16:34:26 -0500

[Casey Duncan [mailto:casey@zope.com]]
> It is actually there. Chris McDonough installed it, but removed
> the patch that
> makes the pencils appear on folder views. So, for right now, you
> have to form
> the url manually:
> http://www.zope.org/Members/you/externalEdit_/someitem
> Chris and I are tossing around the idea of upgrading it to 0.5 where a
> permission governs the display of the pencil icons. The
> permission would be
> off by default, but you could turn it on for your member folder in the
> security tab.
> How does that sound?

That sounds great.  I've never used ExternalEditor.  What version is
currently on zope.org?  I tried to access:


and I got this traceback:

Traceback (innermost last):
  File /usr/local/base/org/Products/Hotfix_2002-04-15/__init__.py, line 51,
in publish_module
  File /usr/local/base/Zope-2.3.2-modified/lib/python/ZPublisher/Publish.py,
line 187, in publish
  File /usr/local/base/Zope-2.3.2-modified/lib/python/Zope/__init__.py, line
221, in zpublisher_exception_hook
  File /usr/local/base/Zope-2.3.2-modified/lib/python/ZPublisher/Publish.py,
line 171, in publish
  File /usr/local/base/Zope-2.3.2-modified/lib/python/ZPublisher/mapply.py,
line 160, in mapply
    (Object: index_html)
  File /usr/local/base/Zope-2.3.2-modified/lib/python/ZPublisher/Publish.py,
line 112, in call_object
    (Object: index_html)
  File /usr/local/base/org/Products/ExternalEditor/ExternalEditor.py, line
127, in index_html
BadRequest: (see above)


I assume I need to setup the Helper, but does the fact that I haven't done
that explain this traceback?


// mark