Re: [Zope-DB] [Zope] Stored Procedures Versus ZSQL Methods

2009-02-17 Thread JPenny
Yes, with a stored procedure the DB does not have to reparse and prepare a new plan for every query. This can be a major win. Esp. on Oracle. Remy Pinsonnault remypinsonna...@gmail.com Sent by: zope-boun...@zope.org 02/17/2009 06:37 PM To zope-db@zope.org, z...@zope.org cc Subject

Re: [Zope-DB] [Zope] Stored Procedures Versus ZSQL Methods

2009-02-17 Thread JPenny
No, ZSQL really predates bind variables. That is, they we available on a few systems, but were rare. If the Oracle specialist has a reason for going to external methods, like his server is seriously loaded, I would pay attention to him. If he is just following some set of best practices, well,

Re: [Zope] TAL conditional expression

2008-09-05 Thread JPenny
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on 09/05/2008 04:05:23 PM: I would like to test the value of a field entered on a form in a zpt, but I'm don't know the syntax basically I would like to do something like this div tal:condition=request/form/fieldA=1 do this p

Re: [Zope] ExternalMethod - add new parameter

2008-04-08 Thread JPenny
Zope itself should not be running as root. The external method will run as whatever user zope is running as. If you insist on doing this kind of thing, which is a pretty bad idea, then use os.system(...) or one of the popen(...) commands to call another program that you have permitted root

Re: [Zope] a couple of basic questions

2007-06-20 Thread JPenny
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on 06/19/2007 08:20:44 PM: Hi, thank you for taking the time to read this. 1. I'm trying to learn to write a website using zope, the progress is good but i need to understand how can i call an zope object (ZPT or SQL or Script) from a script in this setup:

RE: [Zope-DB] Using dtml-vars in ZSQL methods?

2007-06-18 Thread JPenny
I also have a broader question: When one is composing dynamic SQL in Python scripts, what are the pros and cons of executing them by going directly to the database adapter (as suggested above) vs passing it in as the sole argument of an empty ZSQL method? By empty ZQL method I mean

Re: [Zope-DB] Please help me about driver adapter

2007-02-16 Thread JPenny
An alternative is: select * from students where surname like '%dtml-var surname sql_quote%' This is a bit more succinct, but if you use it, be sure not to forget the sql_quote, or you will be open to sql injection problems. jim penny [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on 02/16/2007 02:57:37 AM: On Fri,

Re: [Zope] SSL and Apache

2007-01-11 Thread JPenny
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on 01/11/2007 12:07:37 PM: Hi, I am writing a thesis about the security of Zope and have these questions. I am wondering if this is the right place to ask. Is Zope behind Apache the only solution to provide SSL connection to Zope? No, but it is the most common

Re: [Zope] Isn't DTML more like what other frameworks do?

2007-01-08 Thread JPenny
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on 01/08/2007 01:01:26 PM: Why (the hell) are you (still) using DTML (as newbie). You are strongly encouraged to use ZPT. My sense is that ZPT solves a problem which for most of us does not exist. If you wish to have designers work directly on markup in an HTML

Re: [Zope] no accounts in root user folder?

2006-08-10 Thread JPenny
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on 08/10/2006 02:02:28 PM: Vangelis Mihalopoulos wrote at 2006-8-10 10:58 +0300: I have a zope app in a folder and have an exUserFolder in there to authenticate the app's users. The app is working fine and i get authenticated by the exUserFolder and everything

[Zope] Is it possible to render a TAL expression from a Page Template?

2006-06-21 Thread jpenny
Suppose I have a variable foo that has value request/name|nothing. Is it possible from a Python Script to have this evaluated as a TAL expression? Alternatives? Thanks jim ___ Zope maillist - Zope@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope

Re: [Zope] Is it possible to render a TAL expression from a Page Template?

2006-06-21 Thread jpenny
Thanks, the external method appears to work fine. I thought about the silly Page Template, but forgot the path: modifier exists! But the EM should be far faster, anyway. Thanks again. jim [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on 06/21/2006 04:04:31 PM: En/na [EMAIL PROTECTED] ha escrit: Suppose I have

Re: [Zope] Zope Recordset Object

2006-06-16 Thread jpenny
http://mail.zope.org/pipermail/zope-dev/1999-September/001414.html The only auxiliary structure I ever use is names, i.e. n2i = {} res = container.foo_zsql() nms = res.names() for i in range(len(nms)): n2i[nms[i]] = i Then I can address by name as in res[i][n2i['column_name']] jim Hello,

Re: [Zope] Atomic ZSQL on Zope 2.7.5

2006-04-25 Thread jpenny
I think that your problem is in the fact that you have fed them all in one long string (and may have autocommit on.) If they were separate ZSQL methods, they would, in my experience, roll back. I recommend separating them into separate methods, with one insert per method. jim penny [EMAIL

Re: [Zope] Generic SQL insert

2006-04-13 Thread jpenny
Great idea. Not to be recommended in general. This works because every field is textual, and you are sql-quoting by using type=string. Here are the problems: 1) if someone reads this and does not use the type=string tag, or equivalent, they will be wide open to sql injection. 2) OR, they can

Re: [Zope-dev] Re: Wishlist Item

2006-03-27 Thread jpenny
OK, sorry about raising an issue that I was not around to comment on. First, there seems to be a good deal of confusion on what FileSystemSite or the DirectoryView portions of CMF are. They are simply a way to have Zope2 programmatic content stored directly on the filesystem, including dtml,

[Zope-dev] Wishlist Item

2006-03-24 Thread jpenny
I don't particularly care one way or the other about ZClasses. However, I would like to see FileSystemSite made part of the base distribution. jim penny ___ Zope-Dev maillist - Zope-Dev@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No

Re: [Zope] Re: Ape

2006-03-16 Thread jpenny
I am perhaps being too lazy here. What is the minimal CMF stuff to install to get the CMFCore/FS... objcts installed? [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on 03/16/2006 03:05:45 PM: On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 12:59:04PM -0500, Chris Kratz wrote: Hello Paul, How does the refresh interval work for

Re: [Zope] Double quote in ZSQL Method

2006-02-20 Thread jpenny
tablename.dtml-var species sql_quote should work. Be sure that you check that species is valid before this call. sql_quote should protect you from SQL injection, but it is better to be safe. jim [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on 02/20/2006 05:46:49 PM: Hi, In a ZSQL Method, I have

Re: [zope] : Postgre installation problem

2001-01-24 Thread jpenny
On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 08:36:00AM +0530, K H Subrahmanyan wrote: but where can I get Popy and how to install it. kindly give the links. thanks PoPy is available from www.sourceforge.net/projects/popy zpopyda is available from www.sourceforge.net/projects/zpopyda installation of popy is in

Re: [Zope] ZPoPyDa doesnt find the PoPy-Module

2001-01-23 Thread jpenny
On Tue, Jan 23, 2001 at 07:41:45AM +0100, Axel Missbach wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 11:27:30AM +0100, Axel Missbach wrote: Hey to all, having installed the PoPy-Modul-2.01. The ZPoPyDa-1.01-pre2 doesnt find it. calling "import PoPy" in the

Re: [Zope] form question

2001-01-23 Thread jpenny
On Mon, Jan 22, 2001 at 07:55:28PM +0100, Dieter Maurer wrote: Oliver Vecernik writes: I'm designing an application gathering data with forms. Navigation should be done with Prev and Next buttons. As long as I'm not leaving the form data should be entered, processed and the *same* or

Re: [Zope] Some help required but no sarcastic comments this time please

2001-01-23 Thread jpenny
On Tue, Jan 23, 2001 at 11:17:32PM -, alankirk wrote: Hi there, i sent an email the other week regarding problems i've been experiencing with zope and MySQL. I've set up a database connection for zope and mysql and it sort of works. I can send queries to add data to my database ok but

Re: [Zope] ZPoPyDA woes

2001-01-22 Thread jpenny
On Mon, Jan 22, 2001 at 12:11:31PM -0800, J B Bell wrote: Dear comrades in zopeness: For some time now I have been struggling trying to get Zope to talk to Postgres. I am now nearly successful and hope that the revolutionary spirit of fellow zopatistas will carry the day. Background:

Re: [Zope] SQL delimiter?

2001-01-17 Thread jpenny
On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 04:36:29PM -0800, Andy McKay wrote: Ive looked through the docs and Im sure I saw once (but cant see it now), some sort of delimiter between SQL statements allowing me to put multiple SQL statements in one SQLMethod. Was I imagining that? -- Andy McKay. No indeed,

Re: [Zope] Zope Book: UniqueValuesFor

2000-12-21 Thread jpenny
On Thu, Dec 21, 2000 at 11:03:21PM +0100, Milos Prudek wrote: Regarding the upcoming Zope Book: There are some examples for UniqueValuesFor method and "_usage" syntax (it looks that only values "range:min", "range:max" and "range:min:max" are possible), but these are not mentioned in the

Re: [Zope] To retrieve properties from a dtml document

2000-12-19 Thread jpenny
On Mon, Dec 18, 2000 at 09:10:54PM -0500, Ausum wrote: Hello Andy, thanks for the advice. It didn't work. Maybe I'm wrong at any point, so please tell me whether it worked for you. I'm aware that this problem has been discussed here before, that it happens because of Python's object

Re: [Zope] Stupid File Upload Question

2000-12-18 Thread jpenny
On Fri, Dec 15, 2000 at 04:59:07PM -0800, Jonothan Farr wrote: What sort of problems were you seeing with LocalFS? Maybe I can fix them. Thanks, --jfarr - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, December 15, 2000 4:22 PM Subject: [Zope]

[Zope] Stupid File Upload Question

2000-12-15 Thread jpenny
This is for Jos: I ran into the same problem today. I had previously used this method, and it works better than LocalFS for my purposes. Anyway, be absolutly sure that your form says: form method=post action=whatever method="multipart/form-data" ... /form Then you should be able to access

Re: [Zope] Difference between Methods and Scripts?

2000-12-14 Thread jpenny
On Thu, Dec 14, 2000 at 04:56:15PM +, Hamish Lawson wrote: I see that the latest version of the O'Reilly Zope book now talks about Python and Perl *Scripts*, but refers still to DTML and ZSQL *Methods*. Does this reflect some actual conceptual difference between a Script and a Method, or

Re: [Zope] PythonScripts and ExternalMethods

2000-12-04 Thread jpenny
On Mon, Dec 04, 2000 at 03:27:23PM -0500, Evan Simpson wrote: From: Chris Gray [EMAIL PROTECTED] I notice that the CVS tree for Zope2 has incorporated (internal) PythonScripts and gotten rid of (external) PythonScripts. This leaves the old ExternalMethods but without the Bindings tab.

Re: [Zope] Python Zope Method as option for renamed Python Method?

2000-11-08 Thread jpenny
On Wed, Nov 08, 2000 at 05:08:13PM +0100, Oliver Bleutgen wrote: Hamish Lawson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote Python Zope Method Perl Zope Method SQL Zope Method DTML Zope Method Rebol Zope Method Java Zope Method VB Zope Method Custom Zope Mthod etc.. and perhaps let "Zope

Re: [Zope] ZMethod (Safe)

2000-11-08 Thread jpenny
On Wed, Nov 08, 2000 at 01:12:12PM -0500, Evan Simpson wrote: From: Chris Withers [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Now, how about internal/external? Safe and Flexible are probably more meaningful words there ;-) ZMethod is growing though ;-) We've pretty much settled

Re: [Zope] ZMethod (Safe)

2000-11-08 Thread jpenny
On Wed, Nov 08, 2000 at 05:48:22PM -0500, Jason Cunliffe wrote: Evan Simpson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote Safe and Flexible are probably more meaningful words there ;-) ZMethod is growing though ;-) We've pretty much settled on restricted/unrestricted here. In honor of the presidential

Re: [Zope] ZMethod (Safe)

2000-11-08 Thread jpenny
On Wed, Nov 08, 2000 at 06:13:54PM -0500, Evan Simpson wrote: From: Jason Cunliffe [EMAIL PROTECTED] Good news: 'ZMethod' is nice and 'sounds' good, however one says it. I agree, but then everyone around here thought that Zopelet was fairly unobjectionable, even though nobody really

Re: [Zope-dev] Task, Job or Operation?

2000-10-23 Thread jpenny
On Mon, Oct 23, 2000 at 03:07:25PM -0700, James Johnson wrote: Is there a Wiki or some other starting point for this thread. As a newbie I like safe vs power over anything else. I also understand that with using anything in a power mode can be risky for a newbie. It's nice to know that I

Re: [Zope-dev] Python and Perl scripts

2000-10-20 Thread jpenny
On Fri, Oct 20, 2000 at 01:01:59PM +0100, Chris Withers wrote: This one is probably the most useful of the lot ;-) From: Michel Pelletier [EMAIL PROTECTED] Greetings, Well, Jim, Evan, Brian and I pow-wowed yesterday and came up with an interesting change. The world 'Method' is too

Re: [Zope-dev] Python and Perl scripts

2000-10-20 Thread jpenny
On Fri, Oct 20, 2000 at 02:18:47PM -0700, Michel Pelletier wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The proposal is not for PythonScript but a "Python Script". We are not inventing a new language, this is python, we are just coming up with the name for an object. Don't capitalize it and you'll

Re: [Zope] Deleting data using ZSQL

2000-09-29 Thread jpenny
On Thu, Sep 28, 2000 at 11:17:03PM -0400, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I am writing a dtml method that deletes data from a database, and I found myself unable to do this. It seems that ZSQL is used to insert, update and query a database. but can not use "delete from table where

Re: [Zope] Arbitrary SQL?

2000-09-29 Thread jpenny
On Fri, Sep 29, 2000 at 06:19:35PM +0300, Erno Kuusela wrote: Hello, i'm obviously missing something obvious, but how does one execute arbitrary sql statements from an external method? Look at http://www.zope.org/Members/jpenny/Accessing_a_ZSQL_Method_from_an_External_Method Now think

Re: [Zope] FSF about Zope and GPL'ed components

2000-09-20 Thread jpenny
Let me ask a more precise question. Zope is not released under GPL. Joe repleases a component which can be used with Zope under GPL license. Zope.org makes it available for download, but in no way incorporates it into their base system. (I.e., it is available for integration by an end user).

Re: [Zope-dev] DISCUSS: XHTML Templates proposal

2000-09-15 Thread jpenny
On Fri, Sep 15, 2000 at 04:55:53PM -0700, Paul Everitt wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: IMHO, view, page, and stylesheet don't make the grade due to conflicts/confusion with unrelated technologies (e.g. MVC, "server pages", CSS, etc.). On the other hand, reading the "What is styles?"

Re: [Zope] Zope and the GPL poison pill

2000-09-13 Thread jpenny
On Wed, Sep 13, 2000 at 11:29:23PM +0200, Nils Kassube wrote: I'm only pointing out what I think is a problem with using a GPL'ed component in a Zope site. My Zope-specific problem is: If I use a GPL'ed component in a complex object oriented environment like Zope, does this mean that the

Re: [Zope] how can I determine the list of user names?

2000-08-24 Thread jpenny
On Thu, Aug 24, 2000 at 10:05:18AM +1000, Curtis Maloney wrote: On Thu, 24 Aug 2000, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I would like to construct a pull down of the users defined in an acl_users of a particular location. I am doing this soon, also, so I've put in a little thought on the problem.

[Zope] how can I determine the list of user names?

2000-08-23 Thread jpenny
I would like to construct a pull down of the users defined in an acl_users of a particular location. Say in particular, that /protected/acl_users exists. How do I find (in dtml or in python), the list of names defined in that particular acl_users. To slightly generalize, how would one

Re: [Zope] Requested Zope feature

2000-08-09 Thread jpenny
On Wed, Aug 09, 2000 at 04:48:07PM +0100, Seb Bacon wrote: yup, this is how i work too. how about adding some javascript to the manage_* methods that reload the related window (if it's open) whenever the source changes, too? a problem with this might be ending up with a mass of windows

Re: [Zope] Changing my session identity

2000-07-20 Thread jpenny
On Thu, Jul 20, 2000 at 11:38:23AM -0400, Chris McDonough wrote: No, unfortunately, you need to stop and restart the browser. Well, netscape 4.73 at least identifies http://server:8080 and http://server.whatever.com:8080 as separate authentication domains. So, you can use one as your

Re: [Zope] NESTED IN STATEMENTS AND PASSING VARIABLES in DTML

2000-07-20 Thread jpenny
On Thu, Jul 20, 2000 at 12:27:01PM -0500, Theodore Patrick wrote: What is the DTML syntax for nested in statements. Here is an example. EXAMPLE 1: NO VARIABLE PASSING GOAL: loop 4 times and with each loop run the category_method and print out the

[Zope-dev] Traceback

2000-07-18 Thread jpenny
. For example, I get this traceback: Traceback (innermost last): File /home/jpenny/zope/Zope-2.2.0b4-src/lib/python/ZPublisher/Publish.py, line 222, in publish_module File /home/jpenny/zope/Zope-2.2.0b4-src/lib/python/ZPublisher/Publish.py, line 187, in publish File /home/jpenny/zope/Zope

Re: [Zope] Help with ZPoPyDA

2000-07-10 Thread jpenny
On Mon, Jul 10, 2000 at 01:42:48PM -0500, Nitesh Dhanjani wrote: On Mon, 10 Jul 2000, Sebastien Douche wrote: Le Mon, Jul 10, 2000 at 10:49:27AM -0500, Nitesh Dhanjani à écrit: # Im trying to access a postres database from within zope. I have # ZPoPyDA-0.5.tar.gz installed along

Re: [Zope] Help with ZPoPyDA

2000-07-10 Thread jpenny
On Mon, Jul 10, 2000 at 05:39:27PM -0500, Nitesh Dhanjani wrote: On Mon, 10 Jul 2000 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, Jul 10, 2000 at 01:42:48PM -0500, Nitesh Dhanjani wrote: On Mon, 10 Jul 2000, Sebastien Douche wrote: Le Mon, Jul 10, 2000 at 10:49:27AM -0500,

Re: [Zope] How do I merge form URL vars into sql easily

2000-07-05 Thread jpenny
On Wed, Jul 05, 2000 at 01:31:56PM -0800, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am a new user to Zope and I'm trying to pass data that has been entered into a form (either through GET or POST) into another object. This object calls a z sql method to insert the form data into the database. So far,

Re: [Zope] embed an SQL method inside a dtml-in tag

2000-06-27 Thread jpenny
On Tue, Jun 27, 2000 at 12:05:56PM +1000, Andrew Kenneth Milton wrote: +[ Dieter Maurer ]- | Andrew Kenneth Milton writes: | | So... | dtml-in "bcd_statement(a=a, b=b, c=c)" | Alternatively, you could place the values from

Re: [Zope] sql-statements in DTML-Methods....

2000-06-19 Thread jpenny
On Mon, Jun 19, 2000 at 08:50:14AM -0500, Jim Sanford wrote: For the most part all a ZSQL method does is used some specialized DTML syntax to contruct a string that is your SQL query. You can create a ZQL method, say "GenericSQL", that has 1 parameter, let's call it "SQLStatement", whose sole

[Zope] neted dtml-in and ZSQL methods

2000-06-15 Thread jpenny
Suppose, you have a database, items, that has fields product and scheme. You are processing a form that has field old_product and new_product. You have a ZSQL method, get_scheme, with parameter old_product and body select * from items where product = dtml-sqlvar old_product type=string. You