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From Daniel Dekany <>
Subject Re: Please test/review FreeMarker 2.3.28
Date Sat, 24 Mar 2018 14:52:29 GMT
Saturday, March 24, 2018, 3:41:59 PM, Daniel Dekany wrote:

>> Could this local build cause a problem? (I saw differences between
>> "2.3" and "2.3-gae". See below. So I probably should have built
>> "2.3-gae" branch?)
> But should work, except if I screw up and forgot to push one of them,

"*Both* should work", I meant.

>> I got: 1,2,3 [="Hello"] Hello
>> Thanks for clarification!
> Note that the square bracket *tag* syntax and that it can be activated
> with [#ftl] exists for a very long time.
> I will update the related Manual page in a minute...

Done, see:

>>> documentation. Or, it's a warning sign that we should rather use
>>> {{exp}}, as that doesn't have "square brackets" in it.
>> Perhaps. ;-)
>> I recently had a chance to look around other templating libraries
>> using the mustache as I have seen people loving it.
>> I didn't like the usages there in directives. For example, {{#if
>> user}} {{}} {{/if}}. It's hard for me complete the if, ending
>> with {{/if}}, which is too much. ;-)
>> But the interpolation part (e.g, {{}}) seems okay to me.
>> So, yes, I'm fine with mustache expression for interpolation and it
>> might be less confusing in this specific case.
>> What do others think?
> Let's not forget digging up the thread where it was decided. I mean,
> there are some pro/cons mentioned there.

Here's the thread I have mentioned:<>

 Daniel Dekany

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