[Grok-dev] five.grok and page templates

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Mon Aug 4 03:13:19 EDT 2008

Previously Martin Aspeli wrote:
> Hi,
> With a lot of help from Philipp, I made five.grok use 
> Products.Five.browser.pagetemplatefile.ViewPageTemplateFile today. This 
> is necessary to make it work with Plone, and I presume other code that 
> makes "Zope 2" assumptions as well, e.g. the user of 'here' or reliance 
> on Five's provider: expression support.
> We made this work by overriding the ITemplateFileFactory for the '.pt' 
> extension from grokcore.view and implementing a ZopeTwoPageTemplate 
> that extends PageTemplate and uses a ViewPageTemplateFile in 
> setFromFilename(). We also overrode render() to do some aq wrapping and 
> call the template in a different way.

Have you checked if this still works with z3c.jbot? That should be a
requirement before using something like this in Plone.


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