Hi all, I was experimenting with XHTML support in Genshi+TurboGears 1.1 when I discovered a IMHO serious limitation in the current implementation of Buffet. I have to go into some detail to explain this.
To fix ticket 1963 I changed view.load_engines to set 'genshi.default_doctype' to "html". Now I discovered that this is no good because then the Genshi Buffet plugin will always output a HTML DTD even if the template output format is XHTML . This means that if you do this: @expose('mypkg.templates.blah", format="xhtml") you will get an invalid template output with a HTML doctype but a XHTML document. Unfortunately, it doesn't help to set 'genshi.default_doctype' to None, because then Genshi will always output a HTML DTD. Apparently there is no way to change the doctype (or any other template engine option besides 'format' and 'fragment') for two reasons: 1) According to the Buffet API, template engine options can only be set when they are instantiated. In TG template engines are instantiated  on TG startup  and then never changed again. 2) The 'expose' decorator accepts a 'mapping' keyword arg, for which the docstring says: "mapping with options that are sent to the template engine" but this arg is thrown away by turbogears.util.adapt_call()  and would not be supported by the Buffet API anyway, so it is entirely useless! So my questions are: - Should the Genshi Buffet plugin determine the doctype from the template format? Should this be reported as a bug to the Genshi project? - Is there any way to pass additional options to a Buffet engine after it has been instantiated, or do we need to change the Buffet API to allow this? Chris  genshi.template.plugin.MarkupTemplateEnginePlugin._get_render_options()  turbogears.view.load_engines()  turbogears.startupstartTurboGears()  turbogears.view.render() --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "TurboGears Trunk" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/turbogears-trunk?hl=en -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---