[Cubicweb] Custom URL rewriters

Sylvain Thénault sylvain.thenault at logilab.fr
Fri Sep 16 13:54:13 CEST 2011

On 16 septembre 13:04, Adrien Di Mascio wrote:
> Hi all,
> In a recent project, I've been using two custom redirect mechanisms:
> - a ``CallbackURLRewriter`` that maps a regexp to a callback
>   to be called if the input url matches. In a way, it's only a
>   generalization of the ``SimpleReqRewriter`` : instead of having
>   a dict of properties that will update the request's form, it simply
>   calls a callback with the input url, the request, and the
>   regexp's MatchObject.
> - a ``GotoUrl`` object (a _really_ bad an counter-intuitive name)
>   that re-enters the rewriter process with another input url.


> I think that at least the first rewriter deserves to be in CW. Any opinion ?

IMO that's things we want but should go with a cleanup/simplification of
existing rewriter, we shouldn't multiplicate url rewriters as they make
things difficult to grasp.
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