[mod_python] changing publisher `content' before sent to client

Jorey Bump list at joreybump.com
Tue Jan 16 12:51:29 EST 2007

Jaime Wyant wrote:
> Hi all.  I was not sure of a good subject, but I think this is close.  
> Here is what I want to do:
> * Use publisher handler.
> * "Grab" data before it is sent to the client, perform some `string 
> substitution' , send modified string / data onto the client.
> I made a copy of publisher.py and now use a modified version which 
> performs the necessary string changes before doing req.write.  But, I 
> can't help but think that there is a cleaner way to do this.  Is there a 
> `better' way?

Ordinary python string replacement is available in the returned result:

def index()
     body = """
     title = "This is the Title"
     content = "<p>This is the content</p>"
     return body % (title, content)

Or did you have something else in mind?

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