[Product-Developers] Re: Where does it hurt?

Raphael Ritz r.ritz at biologie.hu-berlin.de
Mon May 19 12:04:25 UTC 2008

Reinout van Rees wrote:
> Michael Hierweck schreef:


>> Up to now I thought statements like
>> render = ViewPageTemplateFile("xyz.pt")
>> __call__ = ViewPageTemplateFile("xyz.pt")
>> as if found them in Plone 3 for Viewlets and Portlets and other
>> resources were good, modern style and best practice.
> Yes, you see them all over the place and they work well.
> Right until you want to customize it.

Isn't that what jbot is all about?


> Easiest would be to just copy the 
> original zcml (perhaps change relative dotted paths to absolute ones) 
> and to change the template your customized one.
> Doesn't work with all that "render =.....".
> Standard reply: "that will never need to be customized". That's the same 
> as "my dog never bites someone, don't worry" (and the accompanying "hey, 
> he's never bitten someone before!").
> Reinout

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