[Zope3-Users] Re: [Zope3-dev] URGENT RFC: Is anyone using response.write in Zope 3?

Jeff Shell eucci.group at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 13:07:11 EST 2005

I was using it in some custom views for HurryFile based images. I've
removed it since I started testing our code against Zope 3.2. Right
now I just return the hurryfile binary data with a return statement
(one big chunk), but am looking forward to knowing how to return long

On 12/19/05, Jim Fulton <jim at zope.com> wrote:
> When we refactored the Zope 3 pubisher to work more closely with WSGI,
> we decided to remove the response.write method.  We should have written
> a proposal for this, but we failed to do so.  Over the last few weeks
> there has been much discussion of this in which I asserted many times
> that I didn't think any applications outside of Zope 3 itself used this
> method.  No one has disagreed with me.  I want to double check this.
> Does anyone have any Zope 3 applications that are using response.write?
> Assuming that the answer is "no" (or that no one answers today), I'm going to
> more clearly document how to return long output and I'm going to add a
> method that generates a hopefully helpful error.
> Note that we may add this method (or something like it) back in the future
> to support chunked streaming output,
> Jim
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