anybody had time for testing? May be we could have it in the next
zope release. Any comments, remarks? How about an alternatively or
extra "name"-attribute wich defaults to "sequence" ?
Another issue: what about an alias for <dtml-var> called something
like: <dtml-print> <dtml-output> or <dtml-out> ? Just for the
ones that lern zope. Since I often see the missunderstood meaning
of <dtml-var> in such constructs like: <dtml-var "somelist[<dtml-var
you know what I mean? I think it would be more obvious, if the
tag would usually be called <dtml-out> or something.
Tino Wildenhain schrieb:
> Michel Pelletier schrieb:
> > > The second problem is if you put one in-tag into another.
> > > You have to use <dtml-let> oder REQUEST.set() with variables
> > > of the outher in-tag to be able to reference them in the inner
> > > loop. The code becomes very ugly this way. So my idea was to
> > > give the in-tag an optional argument, called "prefix" to
> > > prefix all the sequence-variables with a custom identifier.
> > > So you can write:
> > >
> > > <dtml-in some_sequence prefix="outer_">
> > > <dtml-in some_other_sequence>
> > > <dtml-var outer_sequence_item>:<dtml-var sequence_item>
> > > </dtml-in the inner sequence>
> > > </dtml-in the outer sequence>
> > >
> > > What do you think about this?
> > It's cool. Your patches are big and therefore, naturally, are a bit
> > worrisome to us in terms of checking them into the core. Do you have a
> > set of test DTML scripts that verify your patch? Say, a set of scripts
> > that verifies backwards compatibity, and a set of scripts that verifies
> > the new functionality? I would suggest even investigating "ZUnit" and
> > creating DTML unit tests. Then we would *really* love you. ;)
> Have to find this ZUnit... ;)
> Ok, I made some further tests and improvements. There was a mistake
> (ok, it comes from variables spilled randomly over DT_In.py and
> DT_InSV.py ;)
> with the prefix. In some cases it wasnt there as supposed.
> Now all the prefix-handling should be ok. I've made an yet simple
> test-suite, all available thru
> (See "Patch for <dtml-in>" there)
> Note: the prefix prepends only the in-tags own variables. Any attribute
> coming from the sequence is untouched. This is also true for statistic
> variables and the magic "mapping" symbol.
> While it could easy be implemented, I think prefixing all attributes is
> not such a good idea. If you are ilterating over database queries you
> can rename the attributes there.
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