At 17.04.2002 10:57 -0400, Brian Lloyd wrote: > >From the Zen of Python: "Explicit is better than implicit". > >We've been trying hard to adopt this bit of Zen. If you write >REQUEST.set, you can look at it and easily see what is happening. >Same with SESSION.set. > >If you're looking at <dtml-set...> as a newbie to Zope, your >first thought is probably "where exactly is this being set?". >Who decided that REQUEST was a better place to implicitly set >the variable? Why not the SESSION?
Agreed, in this light the set tag turns into a source of confusion. How about a <dtml-requestset>, <dtml-sessionset> pair then? ;-) ;-) <ducking> Stefan PS: Only half joking as the dtml-set syntax is sweet, especially 'optional'... PPS: I know ZPT ;-) -- BLOWFISH n. - Preference for beef _______________________________________________ Zope-Dev maillist - [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope )