[Zope] [Zope-Annce] ZClasses resurrected

robert rottermann robert at redcor.ch
Mon Oct 5 01:13:01 EDT 2009

this is great,
I never used ZClasses. But I really cherish that somebody did speak up and keeps
on giving suport to parts of the zope ecosystem the rest of the community
stopped to maintain.
> Dieter Maurer wrote:
>> The Zope developers have ripped out the ZClasses functionality from
>> the Zope core in version 2.12.
>> As promised, I have collected the former code in a new package
>> ("dm.zopepatches.zclasses" on PyPI). When imported, this package
>> uses monkey patching to restore the ZClasses functionality.
>> New tests verify the functionality as formerly described in the
>> Zope book (2.7 edition).
>> To make "ZClasses" available again,
>> the ZODB root database requires "dm.zopepatches.zclasses.ClassFactory"
>> as "class-factory" option in the Zope configuration file.
>> When this option is processed, the package is imported
>> and the monkey patching takes place.
>> The current version does not yet restore the "distribution" functionality
>> (of Zope products). Let me know when you need this functionality.
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