On Wednesday 01 March 2006 11:22, Frank Burkhardt wrote:
> I wrote a view that returns a Atom-document (comparable to RSS). The
> content type is 'application/atom+xml'. Unfortunately the pagetemplate
> inserts some strings containing german umlauts (non-ascii) and I
> get this error:
Honestly, the content type declaration sucks, but I know, you cannot do
anything about that. :-(
> ValueError: Unicode results must have a text content type.
> I found this line in zope.publisher.http:
> if not content_type.startswith('text/'):
> raise ValueError(
> which explains everything.
> I tried to insert the umlauts in HTML notation (e.g. 'ü') but
> zope outsmarted me and escaped the '&' :-( .
> My Question is: What is the best way (tm) to handle that?
There are two solutions to the problem:
1. Write your own request/response object; I think someone has done that
2. Instead of returning a string, return an IResult object. Then the indicated
piece of code will be ignored.
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