[Zope] eval in DTML

Andy McKay andy at clearwind.ca
Fri Feb 6 13:45:59 EST 2004

>>Is it possible to use python's eval method from inside a DTML method?  I
>>have a parameter that is passed into the method that is the string
>>representation of a python list and I wanted to use eval to convert it
>>to a list that I could iterate over.

There is rarely a good reason to use eval (although it does happen) in 
Zope. Make sure you cant send the list as a list, rather than a string.
   Andy McKay
   ClearWind Consulting

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