[Grok-dev] generic directoryresource in grokcore.view

Jan-Wijbrand Kolman janwijbrand at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 02:32:59 EDT 2008

Kevin Teague wrote:
> On Oct 10, 1:09 am, "Jan-Wijbrand Kolman" <janwijbr... at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> sometimes you expect the "static" thing to point to a particular
>> directory of resources where it cannot find it. This is not really to
>> do with skinning, but with, for example, having a layout macro defined
>> in one package being used by templates in another package. Where the
>> layout macro then finds its resources can be confusing.
> Well, I just found myself faced with same problem (and started
> creating an icky workaround this morning until I realized that this
> thread was about the problem I was trying to solve ...). So I'll at
> least find this will be useful :)
> Is there plans to make this available as part of the grok API, e.g.
> grok.DirectoryResource?

Yes it is. After releasing grokcore.view (I'm on that right now), I'll
update the grok trunk to expose this feature.

Note: for your own applications you could already require the newer
version of grokcore.view (once released) and import DiretoryResource
from there for the time being.


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