[Twisted-web] Don't use the context?
exarkun at divmod.com
Thu Oct 12 07:25:38 CDT 2006
On Thu, 12 Oct 2006 17:45:40 +1000, Jonathan Lange <jml at mumak.net> wrote:
>"DON'T USE THE CONTEXT" has been in the #twisted.web topic for some
>time. I've heard that the context is being removed from Nevow.
>* Why is the context being removed?
- It causes buggy software to be written
- It causes complex software to be written
- It causes rendering to be O(N ** N) in memory and CPU
>* What should I use instead of the context to get at ctx.tag?
nevow.page.Element has a render dispatcher which passes the request
and the tag to render methods.
>* How does nevow:data stuff work in a world without context?
I don't know. It doesn't so far.
>* nevow-rendering.txt should be updated. It currently recommends that
>people use the context.
Patches accepted, etc (please convert it from rest to lore too :( ).
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