[Twisted-Python] Accessing app-wide data in Woven

Donovan Preston dp at twistedmatrix.com
Fri Jul 18 14:28:46 EDT 2003

On Friday, July 18, 2003, at 11:12AM, Itamar Shtull-Trauring wrote:

> On Fri, 18 Jul 2003 13:58:53 -0400
> Christopher Armstrong <radix at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:
>>> The top-level RPY does:
>>>     request.setComponent(ISiteConfiguration, myConfig)

This is precisely why I made the resource Componentized. It's far more 
convenient and less error-prone to do this than to attempt to make sure 
that a reference to your Configuration object is passed to every single 
child in your system.

>> well, the request isn't available in the rpy, only in the methods of
>> the resource it returns

Maybe it should be. I suppose that makes it possible for people to 
confuse an rpy with a cgi-like thing and write epy like scripts though. 
Maybe it's just an education issue.

> You'd set it in the rpy's resource's getChild, probably.

Unfortunately you have to set it both in getChild and render on the 
root if you want to ensure it is always available. Slightly 


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