On Sat, Sep 6, 2008 at 8:36 AM, Andreas Jung <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> --On 6. September 2008 08:26:17 +0200 Marco Bizzarri
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Hi all.
>> I need to generate a large XML file inside a Zope application; the
>> file is for backup purposes, so it is stored on the server and can be
>> downloaded later with whatever suitable tool.
>> The data are taken from a database, and then they are used to create
>> the XML. I assume there will be between 40.000 and 100.000 rows to be
>> dumped.
>> I thought i could use page template for this purpose, but I'm not sure
>> if it is possible to send the output from a pt to a file, directly. Of
>> course, this is a problem which can be easily solved.
> If you're using Zope 2.10 or higher, you can either use the "native"  ZPT
> implementation from Zope 3 (see zope.pagetemplate module) or you use the
> Zope 2 implementation (which is basically only a wrapper around the Z3
> implementation). In this case you might look at the unittests in
> testZopePageTemplates.py or otherwise you check the doctests of
> zope.pagetemplate.
> -aj

Thanks, Andreas. I'm using Zope 2.8, here (yes, I know it is old
software; yes, I know, I should switch; yes, I will do soon, I promise
:-) ))

I will see what I can accomplish with what I have.


Marco Bizzarri
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