[mod_python] PSP buffer?

Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy grisha at modpython.org
Thu Aug 12 16:05:04 EDT 2004

On Thu, 12 Aug 2004, Jim Dabell wrote:

> I was really hoping for a clean way of getting the result of a PSP 
> instead of it being automatically sent to the client; I'd rather not 
> split my script up if it's not necessary.
> I'd use this buffer for such things as:
> * Generating an etag header based upon the template result.
> * Generating a header that showed how long the template transformation took.
> * Running the result through HTML Tidy.
> * Converting to XHTML where acceptable.
> * Providing a Content-MD5 header.
> Sure, all of these things can be hacked around, separated into filters or
> placed into templates, I just don't see the point when an output buffer would
> give a clean way of doing all this in a single handler, and I could leave the
> templates to simply be templates.

Well - I'm not sure what would be aclean way to make a PSP buffer 
available, short of implementing some sort of a filter hook - but what's 
the point if Apache already has one. But if you get any cool ideas, please 
do share it with the list, this is an interesting point.


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