[Zope] Using the DTML REQUEST Object

Andreas Jung lists at zopyx.com
Tue Jul 18 13:38:29 EDT 2006

--On 18. Juli 2006 13:33:59 -0400 Muk Yan <myan at umich.edu> wrote:

> Dear Exalted Sirs and Madams,
> I'm a Zope newbie, so be gentle.
> I'm using DTML on Zope (yes I know Plone and Tal is now the norm) and
> I was wondering if regularly using the REQUEST(set and get) object is
> bad practice.

It's *bad practice*
> I'm mostly a C++ programmer and I know of the horrors of global
> variables, but I was wondering if there was any way to pass
> information from DTML Documents to DTML Methods and vice versa (and
> maybe from DTML Methods to DTML Methods) without using the REQUEST
> object.

If you need to pass parameters to other objects, pass them.

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