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Author: pje
Date: Sun Jan 14 18:16:49 2007 UTC (17 years, 3 months ago)

Log Message:

Bug fixes, refactoring, and new features:

* Container is gone; the framework now automatically detects 
  containerness if you override handle_child or define sub-pages.  So
  everything is now either a Page or a Form.

* Trailing-'/' redirection now goes both ways, according to whether
  a page is a container or not.

* Page.__init__ accepts keyword arguments to set class-defined 
  attributes at creation.  This is useful for containers that invoke
  dynamic subpages in handle_child().

* An extensible setup() method is provided for subclass-specific
  initialization, prior to go() being invoked.

* Template expressions can now reference the module globals of the
  module where the template was created.

* Pages can have a ``body`` attribute (a template or WSGI-return
  method) which will be invoked for GET requests.

* HEAD requests are now only handled if GET is supported (i.e., if a
  ``body`` is defined), and the wrapping of GET is a bit cleaner.

* If you define a ``db_connect()`` method returning a DBAPI connection
  object, you can use the ``query()`` method to do SQL queries, and
  your subpages will automatically "inherit" the database connection
  from their parent pages/container(s).

Not bad for <550 lines!

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