paul at digicool
Feb 16, 2000, 6:35 AM
Post #2 of 2
FWIW, we know that we should overhaul the concept of documents in Zope.
Michel Pelletier started a thread about "multi-format documents" on the
Zope list about four months ago.
Consider the work on PTK to be experimentation with various ideas for
future Zope releases.
Maik Roeder wrote:
> Hi !
> > This sounds like something people would like. I agree that this is really,
> > really simple. But, I've seen people coming from Frontierland and wondering
> > why they need to include <dtml-var standard_html_header> when Frontier
> > automatically includes headers and footers...
> The index_html resides in the ZClass, so <dtml-var standard_html_header>
> is already included automatically. People won't see the inclusion.
> > An STX_Document class is also useful because otherwise you need to make a
> > separate method to render the doc out to HTML, which seems a little hokey.
> Why not use a simple Document ZClass and, given a property content_type
> of html, stx or txt call the following from index_html ? (Could also be
> done via subclassing from generic Document ZClass).
> <dtml-if "content_type=='html'">
> <dtml-var content>
> <dtml-elif "content_type=='stx'">
> <dtml-var content fmt=structured-text>
> <dtml-elif "content_type=='txt'">
> <dtml-var content html_quote newline_to_br>
> Maik Röder
> Zope-PTK maillist - Zope-PTK [at] zope