[Grok-dev] url() method on JSON component
faassen at startifact.com
Tue Nov 3 11:36:13 EST 2009
Jan-Wijbrand Kolman wrote:
> Not only the url() method is useful for JSON (and maybe even the REST)
> components, but so are the application_url() method and the response
I think certainly we need them for the REST components too. It's very
common one wants to generate a URL when writing a RESTful protocol.
> The url() method and the response property is defined in
> grokcore.view.View. We could split out these into a seperate baseclass.
> grokcore.view.View will then inherit from this baseclass.
> In grok we will define a mixin class derived from this baseclass that
> adds the application_url() method. The JSON and REST components can then
> inherit from this mixin class.
Sounds reasonable. We practically have that mixin class already in the
form of components.View in grok. The only differences are that it's a
mixin and doesn't have the flash() method.
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