I have custom options that are added to certain products dynamically using the
catalog_controller_product_view event and my own observer.
I'd like to now use an option renderer other than the default. Ideally, I'd like to set my own
type field to the option when created so that it uses my own value, ie:
$optionModel = Mage::getModel('catalog/product_option') ... ->setType('my_option_type') ...
This, of course, requires my custom option type to have an associated Block, Model, etc. This also seems to require rewriting the
Mage_Catalog_Model_Product_Option class to include my custom option type.
Unfortunately, the Magento team didn't think these option renderers would have been useful as templates, as the markup is essentially all created in the
getValuesHtml() method inside the option's associated block class (ie.
How can I set my own renderer (preferably as a template, none of this sloppy
getValuesHtml() stuff) to a custom option that is created dynamically on product view?
Really, all I need to do is add some additional
data attributes to each option value's