[Zope3-dev] Re: Zope 3 web root

Derrick Hudson dman at dman13.dyndns.org
Fri Feb 10 22:08:48 EST 2006

On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 04:49:55PM -0700, Shane Hathaway wrote:
| Martin Aspeli wrote:
| >On Thu, 09 Feb 2006 18:40:51 -0000, Shane Hathaway 
| ><shane at hathawaymix.org>  wrote:
| >Why am I not just using Apache?
| >Would I be learning this beast that is Zope?
| The content is not necessarily static.  If you drop a .zpt file in the 
| directory, and some ZCML has mapped .zpt to PageTemplateFile, the result 
| is generated on the fly.

FWIW apache does this too.  I did some experiments with a script that
would take a .rst (ReStructuredText) file and generate the HTML on the
fly and put a handler in apache's config.

| It's a rapid prototyping tool and a gentle 
| entry into the world of Zope.

It's the other scenarios that make it more interesting.  Also having
the possibility of the long-running zope process to manage session
state and other stuff like that for you.


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but he who respects a command is rewarded.
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