[Grok-dev] Re: proposal: grok.title() and grok.description()
wichert at wiggy.net
Sun Sep 2 11:59:04 EDT 2007
Previously Tres Seaver wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> Hash: SHA1
> Martijn Faassen wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > Inspired by Tres's idea of grok.describe(), I'd like to propose two new
> > grok directives:
> > grok.title()
> > and
> > grok.description()
> > The arguments to both is a unicode string or a message id: human
> > readable text.
> Can we stay with the grokkish convention that ASCII strings are alllowed
> as well? I *hate* the dead chicken of the leading 'u'.
> > These directives should be usable on just about any class, ranging from
> > Model to View to Permission.
> > The idea is then that an application's user interface can access this
> > data (this means we need to come up with a good API to access this kind
> > of grok-defined attribute in the grok module. Anyone have any ideas?).
> How about assigning '__doc__' on the object ;)? Actually, one might
> hack the directives so that they *returned* the values when passed a
> non-basestring / message ID object.
Perhaps the first line of __doc__ would make a decent default title as
Wichert Akkerman <wichert at wiggy.net> It is simple to make things.
http://www.wiggy.net/ It is hard to make things simple.
More information about the Grok-dev