[Grok-dev] template syntax

Christian Theune ct at gocept.com
Wed Jan 10 11:09:22 EST 2007


Am Mittwoch, den 10.01.2007, 11:06 -0500 schrieb Gary Poster:
> The whole template folder thing sits particularly badly with me, even  
> trying to put on the hat of a developer whom you are targeting.  grok  
> is reveling in automation, which as we well know from Zope 2 can  
> become "magic" when it obscures.  The automatically-found *_template  
> folder seems too disconnected and magic for me to understand as I  
> read the code in your example modules.  A simple explicit connection  
> would make me understand what's going on when looking at a grok  
> module better, I think; it would also avoid the unfortunate naming  
> issue in the blog package ("page_template", if I recall) because the  
> name could be chosen explicitly.

Thanks for that feedback.

You *can* choose it explicitly now already, however, I agree that the
default isn't very sensible. Especially in the page_template case. 

Looks like we have to keep thinking about that one.


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