[Product-Developers] safe way to get the parent of an object?

Luca Fabbri luca at keul.it
Thu Mar 22 17:02:40 UTC 2012


On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 5:53 PM, Maarten Nieber <maarten at usecm.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm using obj.getParentNode() to get the parent of an object.
> However, I now read that this function returns obj.aq_parent, and that this is
> not guaranteed to always be correct.
> Apparently, the safe way is to use obj.aq_inner.aq_parent.
>

Seems that aq_parent((obj)) is faster (you need to import this
function from Acquisition module)

> Is this true? And is obj.aq_inner.aq_parent guaranteed to exist?
>

Of a Plone object: yes

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