[Zope] python variables rendered by dtml

Charlie Reiman creiman@kefta.com
Tue, 4 Mar 2003 14:29:50 -0800

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> From: zope-admin@zope.org [mailto:zope-admin@zope.org]On Behalf Of
> jwsacksteder@ramprecision.com
> Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2003 2:09 PM
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> Subject: [Zope] python variables rendered by dtml
> This is going to sound convoluted, but trust me, it's this way on purpose.
> I have a python script that gets a result back from an
> unparameterized zsql
> query like this-
> foo = container.get_stuff_sql()
> I then make some alterations to 'foo' in my script which I will leave out
> for clarity.
> I then want to render 'foo' from a dtml method with a dtml-in clause. What
> is to best way to pass 'foo' into the dtml method?
> (I'm having internet problems and I can't get to Zope labs right
> now, or I'd
> look it up myself.)

Have you tried:

return foo

It doesn't need to be named. Call your python script via the dtml-in, return
foo, and all will be well. I do it all the time.