Steve Alexander wrote:
> Zope 2.2.1
> Zope is not setting the <base> tag in the html header under some
> circumstances.
> To get a reproducable example of this, create a folder "test" under the
> zope root object.
> Inside "test" create a new dtml document called "body_html". Leave the
> content of body_html as the default.
> Now, view the page, and view its source. You'll see no <base> element.
> Is this intentional?

Yes. This should be a FAQ.

> Does Zope now not bother with the body element if
> it doesn't think it is needed?


> This would seem to be the rationale
> behind the request attribute "request._hacked_path".
> Comments?

This is needed because sometimes Zope does hack the path,
for example when index_html or :method form types are used.
The base href is needed in these cases to make sure that
relative URLs are treated correctly.


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