You can also do the following:

<dtml-var "RandomGretting.Greet(_.None, _)">

Jamey

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Prateep Siamwalla [SMTP:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Friday, January 26, 2001 6:20 AM
> To:   [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject:      [Zope] Re: Lost in name Space...
> 
> Ok, found the answer:
> 
> <dtml-with RandomGreeting>
>     <dtml-var Greet>
> </dtml-with>
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: Prateep Siamwalla <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Friday, January 26, 2001 5:55 PM
> Subject: Lost in name Space...
> 
> 
> > <<Sorry if you happen to see this for the third time, I have been trying
> > to post this on egroups, but have failed on several occasions.>>
> > 
> > Hi,
> > Zope newbie here, a bit lost on namespaces...
> > 
> > I have created a folder in the zope root called "RandomGreeting".  
> > Inside this folder, there is one DTML METHOD called "Greet".  "Greet" 
> > contains the following line:
> > 
> > <p><dtml-var expr="_.whrandom.choice(sayHellos)"></p>
> > 
> > "sayHellos" is a property of the "RandomGreeting" folder, and 
> > contains 4 lines which are various ways to say 
> > hello : "Ola","Hi","Bonjour","Sawasdi".  The purpose of this method
> > is to print out a random greeting.
> > 
> > Everytime i click "View" for this DTML Method, i get a random hello.  
> > Fine, that is exactly what I want.
> > 
> > The problem is that I am trying to use this "method" from its parent 
> > folder (the root folder as a matter of fact).  I have inserted the 
> > following bit into the top level "index_html" DTML Method of my Zope 
> > root near the begining, so that it produces a random hello on the 
> > front page everytime someone accesses it.
> > 
> > I have tried :
> > <dtml-var RandomGreeting.Greet>
> > <dtml-var RandomGreeting.Greet()>
> > <dtml-var "RandomGreeting.Greet()">
> > <dtml-var /RandomGreeting/Greet>
> > 
> > all of these, to know avail.  I am getting either a NameError or 
> > KeyError.  I am pretty sure I'm missing a simple concept here. It is 
> > possible to call functions from child objects is it not? 
> > 
> > Please help with some enlightenment.  Many thanks in advance.
> > 
> > teep
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
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