[Grok-dev] Re: Site design questions.

Philipp von Weitershausen philipp at weitershausen.de
Mon Feb 5 13:53:57 EST 2007

On 5 Feb 2007, at 19:47 , Lennart Regebro wrote:
> On 2/5/07, Philipp von Weitershausen <philipp at weitershausen.de> wrote:
>> Lennart Regebro wrote:
>> > But how to do templating? There was a definite lack of calling
>> > main_template in the grok-templates, but somehow, somewhere, the  
>> rest
>> > of the site design needs to be pushed out as well. What are the
>> > grokish plans for that?
>> Well, first of all, you can use PageTemplates macros like in Zope  
>> (more
>> like in Zope 2 than in Zope 3, actually).
> Right, but there is no standard way in grok to include the site skin,

Perhaps the concept of a "site skin" is overated. I think it's at  
least the way Zope 3 does it overcomplicates things.

> and we either need such a standard way to make grok applications
> reuseable outside your own site, or we need a way to "impose" the site
> skin onto the non-skin-aware pages.

Perhaps this is something grok explicitly shouldn't have to worry  
about itself. All that is highly dependent on the templatinig  
language anyway.

> I must say that I would prefer the latter way, but I have no clue of
> how to do it. :)

XSLT transformation middleware? :)

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