Hi Tim,

Sorry, there is no built-in solution that will allow you to use
declarative-module-scope code only.  You'll need to generate schemas and
widgets at render time.

- C

On Tue, 2010-09-07 at 12:56 +0800, Tim Hoffman wrote:
> Hi Chris.
> Am just starting too look at deform in some detail and I have question.
> One of the things I have struggled with formish has been the fact I
> can't easily
> define a source of values for widgets like checkbox or validators such
> as OneOf to
> only be resolved late at render time. And I can't see how I would go
> about it with deform.
> In your example http://docs.repoze.org/deform/app.html you have
>  colors = (('red', 'Red'), ('green', 'Green'), ('blue', 'Blue')) used
> as values for
> widget.RadioChoiceWidget values and for the validator OneOf
> So in my contrived example I would like the set of possible values
> for color is dependent on the
> user and some other factor.  Looking at the code for SelectWidget and
> RadioChoice widget
> it appears they won't take a callable and lazily render those values
> at render time.
> With formish I basically constructed the form structure (schema)
> but only applied widget definitions  and validators just before render
> time. So that I could use things
> like the current context to determine values for validation or
> choices.  This was a bit of a hack.
> So do you have a strategy or suggestion on how to approach this use case ?
> I suppose I could work with imperative schema definition performed
> late, but I much prefer to work with classes.
> (I currently generate Formish (structures) directly from UML).
> Cheers
> Tim
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