collective.gsqi 0.3

Various GenericSetup handlers and CMFQuickInstaller enhancements
collective.gsqi is a bag of patches to GS and portal_quickinstaller. It is unstable, unpolished, subject to my whim, and really should be experimental.gsqi. If, however, the same GenericSetup and portal_quickinstaller quirks and bugs bother you, or the same conveniences are of value to you, you might want to look at whats in it.

- Fix import of group roles during workflow import
- Fix circular import handler dependencies bug
- Fix portal_quickinstaller so that persistent data is not lost on reinstall

Also included are a number of perhaps naughty extensions to the CMF content import handler.

- Permissive registrations of the StructureFolderWalkingAdapter so that folders under the profile's "structure" folder with the same name as in the container's .objects file can be used to import any kind of content object, not just folders. This allows, amongst other things, creating topics/collections and criteria on import.
- Set arbitrary AT fields on import using the options under the [FIELDS] section of .properties as field names and the option values as field values. If field.multiValued is True, then the option value will be split on newlines and each value stripped.
- Reindex imported objects so that imported titles, descriptions, and any other AT fields are reflected in the catalog and portal navigation after import.
 Set local roles on import where each option under the [ROLES] section of .properties is the principal/user id and the roles assigned to that principal are taken from the option value split at newlines with each item stripped.
- Do each workflow transition listed under the "transitions" option of the [DEFAULT] section of .properties. The option value is split at newlines with each item stripped.
- Set display layout using the layout option in the [DEFAULT] section of .properties

Here's a sample .properties file demonstrating all these extensions:

[DEFAULT]
title = News and Events
description = Site News and Events
transitions = publish
layout = aggregator

[ROLES]
Marketers = Contributor

[FIELDS]
excludeFromNav = True
constrainTypesMode = 1
locallyAllowedTypes =
 Event
 News Iem
immediatelyAddableTypes =
 Event
 News Iem


Also included is GSML which allows implementing GS import handlers as you would implement ZCML directive handlers. Some import handlers are included in collective.gsqi that make use of GSML.

- A groups import handler
- A references import handler

last updated on:
July 21st, 2011, 12:10 GMT
price:
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developed by:
Ross Patterson
homepage:
pypi.python.org
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ Internet \ Plone Extensions
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What's New in This Release:
  • More permissive StructureFolderWalkingAdapter registration
  • Use AT field set method directly so that mode 'r' fields can still be imported
  • Add support for setting content display layout on GS content import
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