[racket] how to display formlets inside templates

From: keydana at gmx.de (keydana at gmx.de)
Date: Fri Jan 6 11:08:39 EST 2012


sorry for coming with a web server-related question again already, but I have problems figuring out how to display formlets inside templates.
I've tried several ways, the latest being:

   (lambda (make-url)
     (get-main-template #:title "start"
                                       #:main (include-template "choose-db-form.html")))))

where I have one function providing the "general html template":

(define (get-main-template #:title (title "") #:top (top "") #:left (left "") #:main (main "") #:right (right "") #:footer (footer ""))
      200 #"Okay"
      (current-seconds) TEXT/HTML-MIME-TYPE
      (list (string->bytes/utf-8 (include-template "main.html")))))

and include a sub-template for the body, which should contain a form provided by a formlet looking like this:

(define f-choose-db
   (#%# ,((radiogroup-input '(orcl rndba)) . => . db)
        ,(input-string . => . user)
        ,(input-string . => . pw)
        ,((submit #"submit") . => . sm))
   (list db user pw)))

As the sub-template, I've tried 

<form action="@(make-url connect-handler)">
@(formlet-display f-choose-db)

which I understand does not look like it could work - formlet-display, when called alone, displaying with parentheses and not as html - but still I don't know how to do it - for example, I cannot call xexpr->xml on the displayed formlet because it's not an xexpr...

Could someone give me a hint how to do it?

Many thanks in advance,

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