[Zope] Storing unicode in ZODB objects
Thibaud Morel l'Horset
teebes at gmail.com
Mon Dec 15 23:59:26 EST 2008
One more thing... as far as I can tell there is still a need to set the
header through a nocall if try to display your file content as part of a
larger page that is generated with out of the box Page Templates or DTML
So the call that I pasted below should help if anyone else ever runs into
On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 3:52 PM, Thibaud Morel l'Horset <teebes at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hi Dieter,
> That makes a lot of sense, thanks. Once I encode the strings in utf-8
> there are no issues.
> That's a great tip about setting the content_type charset correctly. The
> way I was handling this so far was to specify it in the header of the page
> that was displaying the text:
> charset=UTF-8')" tal:omit-tag=""></span>
> But setting the content type is a lot cleaner, so I'll be doing that from
> now on.
> Also, in case anyone googles this... by default Zope renders content with a
> On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 2:56 PM, Dieter Maurer <dieter at handshake.de>wrote:
>> Andreas Jung wrote at 2008-12-14 16:00 +0100:
>> >On 14.12.2008 15:44 Uhr, Thibaud Morel l'Horset wrote:
>> >> Hey AJ,
>> >> Thanks. Full traceback below. Regarding storing files, I meant the File
>> >> Zope Object, as added by the following API call:
>> >> newFolder.manage_addFile(id,title=title, content_type="text/plain",
>> >> file=content).
>> >'file' must be an open file object and not a string with the binary
>> Almost: "file" is either a file like object or an "str" but not "unicode".
>> @Thibaud: encode your unicode to a byte sequence ("str")
>> using an adequate encoding (e.g. 'utf-8').
>> You should then also indicate the chosen charset in "content_type",
>> e.g. "content_type='text/plain; charset=utf-8'".
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