Jim Fulton wrote:
Florent Guillaume wrote:

I really could use a post publishing hook.
Standard use case: delay indexing at the end of the request to only do it once per object even if the object has been modified 4 times.

Today there's the REQUEST._hold() hack with an instance having a __del__, but this gets executed outside the main transaction, and REQUEST is already dying.

I'd like a post-publishing hook that's called in the initial REQUEST and transaction.

I haven't been folowing this thread, so I asked Gary what it was about. :) Based on that, I'd like to suggest:

There are two possibilities:

1. A post publishing hook.  I think this would be appropriate
   in the case where you really want to augment the publishing
   process.  For example, I hpe someday to use something like
   this to provide another way (other than metal) to provide
   standard look and feel.

   Unfortunately, I think there are a lot of open issues, at least
   in my mind, about how something like this should work.

What I had in mind was, just after Publish.publish calls

        result = mapply(object, request.args, request, ...)


if hasattr(request, 'runPostPublishingHooks'):
result = request.runPostPublishingHooks(result, request, response)

And a simple system for registering hooks.


Florent Guillaume, Nuxeo (Paris, France) CTO, Director of R&D
+33 1 40 33 71 59 http://nuxeo.com [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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