Archetypes 1.5 (Mar 08, 2008)

The Archetypes 1.5 release brings you a modernized Archetypes codebase, providing you with better ways to make use of Zope 3 technologies together with Archetypes. This version is compatible with Plone 3.0.

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Release Notes

Tested with Plone 3, Zope 2.10
State Final release
License BSD
Release Manager Daniel Nouri
Released 2007/03/05 00:00:00 Universal

This release enhances compatibility with Zope 3 technology. It includes Zope 3 events support, Zope 3 internationalisation support, and improved compatibility with CMF 2.

Change log

1.5.7 - 2008-03-08

1.5.6 - 2008-02-15

  • Add a plone.locking unlock subscriber for IObjectInitializedEvent. This ensures non portal_factory (and LinguaPlone translations) are unlocked after creation. [ldr]
  • Show the plone.abovecontentbody viewlets once per body instead of once per field. [wichert]
  • Add checkbox in updateSchemaForm to remove the instance schemas. This is possibly needed when going from Archetypes 1.5.1 or earlier to a newer version. Should be safe unless you know that you have content items with local schemata that you need to keep. [maurits]
  • In mkDummyInContext use _setObject instead of setattr. This means dummy content in the tests shows up when using context.objectIds(). [maurits]
  • Remove test dependency on ArchetypesTestUpdateSchema as this does not work on Zope > 2.7. Unused tests removed. [maurits]
  • Changed 'form.inlineForm' in 'archetypes_kss/at.kss' to use 'kssSubmitForm' instead of simply 'currentForm'. This is needed to support multi-valued form variables in inline editing. This is dependent on http://dev.plone.org/archetypes/changeset/9200 [raphael]
  • Calling getDefault twice is unnecessarily slow and could potentially cause bugs when a default_method returning an object is used for the field. In that case the field would get initialized with one instance, but a second, different instance would be returned from the call to get. [witsch]

1.5.5 - 2007-12-29

  • If allow_discussion is set as an attribute on a content type class, ExtensibleMetaData.allowDiscussion() may hit a bug in CMF 2.1.0's CMFDefault.DiscussionTool.overrideDiscussionFor() that tries to delete a missing attribute, causing an AttributeError. This may be avoided by using GS instead of a class attribute to control discussion on the type, but there's no reason I can see to break old code. Fixed by catching exception. Closes http://dev.plone.org/archetypes/ticket/761 [smcmahon]
  • Archetypes should inform the widgets when processing the form in the validation phase. This closes http://dev.plone.org/archetypes/ticket/760 [deo]
  • Backported the fixes from r8665 and r8804: zope.i18n.translate calls should use the request, not the instance itself as the context. [deo]

1.5.4 - 2007-11-07

  • Made the getSelection method in browser/widgets.py return the selection in the character set of the vocabulary -- not the input value. Fixes issue #759, UnicodeDecodeError with selection/multiselection widgets. [smcmahon]
  • CalendarWidget would not return a value without JavaScript support from calendar_formfield.js. This is disabled for unauthenticated users in Plone 3. Added a process_form override method to CalendarWidget to assemble the input components. [smcmahon]
  • Revert http://dev.plone.org/archetypes/changeset/8683 - Dont skip the 'metadata' schema in base_edit. Wichert and I agreed thats this is wrong. Specially inside a bug-fix release. If theres a good reason to remove the metadata from fieldsets, we can do it in the next release. The UI was broken as well, btw. [jensens, wiggy]

1.5.3 - 2007-10-07

  • Skip the 'metadata' schema in base_edit, like we used to do it pre-1.5. Also, do not render fieldset and legend elements when we're only displaying one fieldset, i.e. the 'default' one. [nouri]
  • Provide bbb alias for ReferenceEngine.UIDCatalog. This closes http://dev.plone.org/plone/ticket/6507. [hannosch, naro]
  • Restore use of the defaultLanguage method for the language field and undeprecate it. This is done for two reasons: there is no alternative to this feature, which LinguaPlone requires, and there never was a deprecation warning. [wichert]
  • Fix clicking on the "next" or "previous" button raises 'Non-existing fieldset: None'. http://dev.plone.org/archetypes/ticket/754 [encolpe]
  • Forward-ported the disable-delete-option-when-required feature of image widgets from 1.4. [mj]
  • Re-added UIDCatalog import to ReferenceEngine for sites migrating from Plone 2.1 (where the UIDCatalog is a class in that module). [mj]

1.5.2 - 2007-09-12

  • Changed browser/configure.zcml to update unnecessarily restrictive permissions for two widget views. These were requiring ModifyPortalContent even though they exposed no private information, thus making the widgets less useful outside Archetypes. [smcmahon]
  • Made OrderedContainer implement OFS.interfaces.IOrderedContainer. Fixes bug #7084 in Plone issue tracker. [rocky]
  • Update schema handling code to always use self.Schema() to get the current schema and never (re)set self.schema. [wichert]
  • Fix the change made in 1.5.1 which produced invalid XHTML [limi]

1.5.1 - 2007-09-10

  • Updating the AT widget views to be rendered inline, so they can be invoked in View mode by KSS without any special magic. This is a prerequisite for bug #6705 in the Plone issue tracker. [limi]

1.5.0 - 2007-08-16

  • ImageField.set used 'size' attribute instead of 'get_size' API.
  • added support for default DCMI "Right" using the portal_metadata tool. This closes https://dev.plone.org/plone/ticket/5831. Remark: overall support of portal_metadata is very poor. [jensens]
  • Removed hard dependency on the plone.locking package. [hannosch]
  • Removed a hard dependency on the plone.i18n package in Field.py. [hannosch]
  • Don't attempt to convert to 'text/plain' in Archetypes.Field.FileField.getIndexable if there's no path to it. This avoids loading the whole file contents into memory for these cases. [nouri, drjnut]

1.5.0-rc3 - 2007-07-27

1.5.0-rc2 - 2007-07-13

  • Added a special fieldproperty type for reference fields, with a more generic base class for any field accessors/mutators that need to acquire tools. This uses a workaround for the fact that not all tools are utilities (yet) and acquisition doesn't work properly in property descriptors. [optilude]
  • Fixed allowDiscussion handling in ExtensibleMetadata. This closes http://dev.plone.org/plone/ticket/5977. [hannosch]

1.5.0-rc1 - 2007-07-04

1.5.0-b5 - 2007-05-05

  • Never validate fields that are not writeable. [optilude]
  • Remove colors from log entries. [wichert]

1.5.0-b4 - 2007-04-28

  • Added an ATDateTimeFieldProperty version of the ATFieldProperty mentioned below. This takes care of conversion between Zope 2 DateTime's and Python datetime objects. [optilude]
  • Convert filename to ASCII in Content-Disposition header on download. This fixes #620. [nouri]
  • Added Products.Archetypes.fieldproperty.ATFieldProperty, which can be used analogously to zope.schema.fieldproperty.FieldProperty for Archetypes fields. See the doctest in that module for details. [optilude]
  • Added an at_textarea_widget view and used it instead of the checkSelected, unicodeEncode and lookupMime scripts on the textarea and visual widgets. [hannosch]
  • Replaced the getSelectionWidgetSelected script introduced in beta2 with the at_selection_widget browser view. This allows us to use a Python generator and safes us from iterating over all values in the vocabulary, when the first value is already the selected one. [hannosch]
  • Make the boolean widget work correctly with or without javascript. [elvix]
  • Removed the default value for starting_year from the CalendarWidget. This ensures the value can be looked up dynamically from the properties. [hannosch]
  • Disable the content border when an object is being added using portal_factory. These tabs don't make sense in an "add form" scenario, and were causing errors. [optilude]

1.5.0-b3 - 2007-03-20

  • Refactored installation code. This is now based on a GenericSetup extension profile instead of the old Extensions/Install.py way. [hannosch]
  • Removed tests/runalltests.py and tests/framework.py as they have outlived their usefulness. To run tests use Zope's testrunner: ./bin/zopectl test --nowarn -s Products.Archetypes [stefan]
  • Added the Location element (also known as Coverage in Dublin Core) to the standard metadata set. This allows lots of interesting things like geotagging of images, location notices on news items, etc. [limi]

1.5.0-b2 - 2007-03-05

  • Added a new LanguageWidget that does the same as the SelectionWidget but does not try to translate the vocabulary using the normal translation machinery. It should use the Zope 3 locales information instead. [hannosch]
  • Speed up the selection widget considerably by calculating the selected values ones and not for every value in the selection using a new getSelectionWidgetSelected script. [hannosch]
  • Modernized some code in checkSelected and unicodeEncode scripts. [hannosch]
  • Removed explicit invocations of the translate script from various vocabulary widgets. The getValue method of a vocabulary returns a Message which can be translated by the usual TAL engine. [hannosch]
  • Allow field defaults to be looked up using an adapter of the instance to IFieldDefaultProvider, with a name that is the same as the field name in question (only if no default or default_method was set for that field). This allows dynamically determined, context-sensitive defaults without having to add a method into the class itself. [optilude]
  • Make it possible to use vocabulary_factory for fields, giving the name of a Zope 3 style named IVocabularyFactory utility. This means that Archetypes fields can use more general Zope 3 vocabularies, and share them with e.g. formlib forms. [optilude]

1.5.0-b1 - 2007-02-27

  • Fixed deprecation warnings for minimalpath in skins install code. [hannosch]
  • Updated error message handling in validation to use Zope3-style translation, which is available in the latest PTS. [hannosch]
  • FileField is now a bit cleverer about indexing. If you set a file field to be 'searchable' it will now per default attempt to convert it to plain text on indexing. [nouri]
  • Replaced status message handling with new approach based on Products.statusmessages. This refs http://dev.plone.org/plone/ticket/6131. [hannosch]
  • Automatic title to id generation is now optionally based on the plone.i18n package instead of requiring the plone_tool. [hannosch]
  • Merged the plip174-reusable-i18n branch. This adds the optional ability to control the language metadata on objects by an utility approach based on plone.i18n. [hannosch]

1.5.0-a2 - 2007-02-06

  • Removed the typeDescription and typeDescMsgId attributes from all content classes. These were only used on the edit form which has been altered to use the Description method from the type information instead. [hannosch]
  • Removed some BBB code in generator/i18n.py. [hannosch]
  • Adjusted some code to work better with the CMF 2.1 tools as utilities work. [hannosch]
  • Fix failing test in traversal.txt:184, where an acquired template overrode a view. Added logic to BaseObject.__bobo_traverse__ to make sure the right order is respected. [nouri]
  • Turned off debug mode for writeable checks on fields per default, as this caused a major performance problem with KSS. [hannosch]
  • Made it work with the kss merge in. Some templates are modified, extra markup is added and a kss decorator view is defined that is overwritten if kss is loaded. Currently the addability support in the reference and inandout widgets has its javasacript commented out, this needs to get fixed asap. [ree]
  • By default base_edit will show all fields of all schemas on one page now. The old behaviour can be kept by marking a content type with the IMultiPageSchema interface. [fschulze]
  • Made ATSiteTestCase inherit its layer from PloneTestCase. [stefan]
  • Fixed a DeprecationWarning for listContentTypes(by_metatype=1). [hannosch]

1.5.0-a1 - 2006-10-25

  • Cleaned up event usage: IObjectCreatedEvent is now fired during generated constructor, and two custom events are fired during processForm() - IObjectInitializedEvent and IObjectEditedEvent. Both inherit from IObjectModifiedEvent, and the Initialized event is fired on the first save, whereas the Edited event is fired on subsequent saves. [optilude]
  • Applied patch from George Lee and modernised code a bit for Zope 2.10, to support event-based pre- and post-validation. See interfaces/_event.py [optilude]
  • Cleaned up VarClassGen a bit to make it potentially useful for people needing it as part of a custom ISchema adapter. [optilude]
  • Made it possible to look up AT schema using an adapter from self to ISchema. See note in Schema/factory.py. [whit, optilude]
  • Fix #585 by providing the right arguments for testCondition in templates. [nouri]
  • Added small optimizations for DisplayLists to not translate values of type Message by itself, added some tests. [hannosch]
  • Deprecated explicit msgid attributes on DisplayLists. Store Zope3 Messages directly as values instead to get the same behavior. [hannosch]
  • Deprecated the generator.i18n module. We use the translate method of the GlobalTranslationService directly for now, as long as we support PlacelessTranslationService. Ultimately this should be replaced by calls to 'from zope.i18n import translate' [hannosch]
  • Removed outdated message catalogs and changed the few remaining texts in the 'archetypes' domain to use the 'plone' domain instead. The translation files can be found as usual as part of the PloneTranslations product. [hannosch]
  • Changed BaseObject and ExtensibleMetadata to use new Message approach for internationalization of labels and descriptions. [hannosch]
  • Optimized the basic widget for the new default case of labels and descriptions as Messages. These are not translated automatically anymore but this is delayed to be triggered by the time they are rendered in a TAL context. This will ultimately safe quite some translation machinery hackery. [hannosch]
  • Modernized DisplayLists to use isinstance instead of type checking. Now derived string types like Messages are allowed as keys and values as well. [hannosch]
  • Removed last bits of dependency version checks from __init__.py as well as support for INSTALL_DEMO_TYPES. These types are not meant to be used in a live site but only serve as code examples and are used during test runs. [hannosch]
  • Renamed sample_content profile to sample_types as it only includes types but no content ;) This profile is not registered globally anymore but only during test runs, as these types aren't meant to be used for anything else. [hannosch]
  • Marked Base* as implementing their Z3 interfaces. [hannosch]
  • Based tests on PloneTestCase with extension profile support for site setup. [hannosch]
  • Added (Default) alias to base_view to all sample types, so calling them will still work in CMF >= 2.0. [hannosch]
  • Removed deprecated spec argument from listFolderContents and folderlistingFolderContents of BaseFolderMixin. [hannosch]
  • Changed import of TAL.ndiff to zope.tal.ndiff. [hannosch]
  • Cleaned up XXX comments, converted non-critical ones to TODO. [hannosch]
  • Removed five:traversable from configure.zcml as it is not needed anymore for Zope 2.10, which we require now. [hannosch]
  • Cleaned up some comments, removed a pdb and an unused zLOG import. [hannosch]
  • Removed some more BBB code. [hannosch]
  • Removed deprecated ArchetypesTestCase.py. [hannosch]
  • Adjusted rest tests to Zope2.10 output. [hannosch]
  • Remove BBB code for calendar_macros. [hannosch]