Hmm, I thought Zope3 is not limited only to web applications. Anyway, I've dropped my question of having a non HTML page template, because I found faster way to have a custom machinery that generates print jobs rather than using (page) templates.
Thank you for the suggestions. --- On Sat, 5/23/09, Yuan HOng <hongyuan1...@gmail.com> wrote: > From: Yuan HOng <hongyuan1...@gmail.com> > Subject: Re: [Zope3-Users] non HTML page template > To: "Ibro" <ibr...@yahoo.com> > Date: Saturday, May 23, 2009, 8:03 AM > > > On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 6:58 AM, > Ibro <ibr...@yahoo.com> > wrote: > > > > Hi, > > > > I'd want to make a template for printer output in raw > form which contains control characters. > > Can I make the template with ZPT or should I implement > > a custom template class ? > > If I have to implement a custom template class, which > class > > should I subclass (or, where should I start) ? > > I'm a bit lost ... > > > Sounds like you are trying to generating printer control > language directly from zope. ZPT is definitely not suitable > for such a purpose. It is intended for HTML-like output. > > It seems to be strange that you would like to generate such > low-level printer control code directly through zope3. Zope3 > is anyway primarily a web server framework, and the views > are supposed to be based on HTTP and HTML, though certainly > you can write custom views to do what you wish. > > > May be you can look at the z3c.rml library which produces > PDF files for printing. > > -- > Hong Yuan > > 大管家网上建材超市 > 装修装潢建材一站式购物 > http://www.homemaster.cn > > > _______________________________________________ Zope3-users mailing list Zope3firstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope3-users