[Twisted-web] T.directive -> function/method names in stan

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at divmod.com
Fri Dec 1 09:56:08 CST 2006

On Fri, 01 Dec 2006 14:56:46 +0000, Phil Mayers <p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk> wrote:
>The formal code contains (in the examples.main module) this construct:
>     T.h1(data=T.directive('title'), render=rend.data),
>     T.p(data=T.directive('description'), render=rend.data),
>     T.directive('form example'),
>Can someone point me at the bit of nevow code that results in that calling:
>class anexample:
>   def form_example(self, ctx):
>     # stuff
>The stan flattener container a DirectiveSerializer that just looks for an 
>IRendererFactory on the context and calls factory.renderer(ctx, name) but as 
>far as I can tell it ought to end up calling:
>   page.render_form('example')

Indeed that is what Nevow does.  Then, Formal takes over: it has a render_form method which looks up form_* methods and dispatches to them.


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