[Xotcl] please help me understand some code

Matthew Smith chedderslam at gmail.com
Fri May 16 18:10:35 CEST 2008

-PS: it makes sense to concentrate the discussion to one place, e.g. the
-OpenACS forums.

Sorry, Gustaf, I thought this was a language specific question better suited
for here.  My mistake.  I will keep future posts in the forum.  Thank you
for the help.

On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 11:06 AM, Gustaf Neumann <neumann at wu-wien.ac.at>

> Dear Matthew,
> the question is more of an OpenACS question than an XOTcl question.
> however, some answers:
> - i was the "someone" who wrote a sample script for you.
> > in the lines:
> >    ::xo::cc set_parameter master 0
> >    ::xo::cc set_parameter content-type $content_type
> > what does the "::xo::cc" mean?
> - ::xo::cc is an the connection context object created by xotcl-core.
> - The connection context object contains per request information
> - The conneciton context ist used as well by the "view" method of
>  XoWiki pages to control, whether or not the output should be
>  included in a master adp file (with login etc or not). You will
>  not like to have this around e.g.  a json code.
>  > If the object is being created, how do I reference the object?
> i have to assume, that by "object" you refer to an instance of the
> class ::xowiki::Object. If you load the prototype page - as described
> in my answer in the openacs forum - then an acs_object is
> created in the openacs content repository. The entries in the
> OpenACS content repository are referenced by name.
> When you call e.g. http://..../xowiki/PAGEAME, an
> ::xowiki::Object with the name PAGENAME residing
> in the content folder for the xowiki-instance will be fetched
> from the content repository, on this object, the method view
> is called, and the ouput is presented to the user.
> > For instance, I would like to set a
> > variable to "content".   How would I do this?
> From your other positing in the OpenACS forum i see
> that you want to include the page in some other adp page
> you can do this
> <include src="/packages/xowiki/lib/view" url="@url@"
> template_file="view-links">
> The variable "url" should point to the xowiki page to be included (e.g.
> /xowiki/my_page).
> best regards
> -gustaf neumann
> PS: it makes sense to concentrate the discussion to one place, e.g. the
> OpenACS forums.
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