[Grok-dev] a grok.getApplication() implementation
faassen at startifact.com
Fri Nov 27 05:38:30 EST 2009
Christian Theune wrote:
> On 11/27/2009 02:22 AM, Kevin Teague wrote:
>> The grok.getApplication() has been discussed/proposed a few times in
>> the past, e.g.
>> I'd really like this function available in Grok, so I put together an
>> implementation, and some tests for it, available on a branch:
>> The implementation, in grok.utils, just looks like this:
>> def getApplication():
>> """Get the application."""
>> site = grok.getSite()
>> if grok.interfaces.IApplication.providedBy(site):
>> return site
>> # another sub-site is within the application, walk up
>> # the tree until we get to the application
>> parent = site.__parent__
>> while not grok.interfaces.IApplication.providedBy(parent):
>> parent = parent.__parent__
>> return parent
>> Not sure if there is a better way to do this?
> There already is an implementation that acquires the application from a
> view to return its URL.
> In my projects I tend to complement that implementation with the same
> algorithm that just returns the object instead of getting the URL.
I think Kevin's looks like a reasonable implementation and it mirrors
getSite(), so I'm +1.
I don't find myself using application_url for some reason.
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