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From JumpStart <geoff.callender.jumpst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Tapestry as an email rendering platform
Date Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:54:54 GMT
Sounds reasonable to me. I would have liked that feature on a couple of occasions.

> On 20 Feb 2018, at 9:54 PM, Martin Grigorov <mgrigorov@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I think John Steven has a point.
> He can use FreeMarker or JSP for his application but he likes Tapestry
> better.
> Now he needs to generate some HTML that won't be flushed to the web
> response but will be sent as a SMTP mail body.
> And he prefers to use the same tools/libraries he already has experience
> with. No need to add more libraries to the classpath when Tapestry can do
> this easily. Apache Commons Email is needed to send the email but something
> has to generate the HTML first!
> Initially I thought this question should have been asked at users@ mailing
> lists but now I think dev@ is better because it is a discussion whether
> Tapestry should be improved with such feature or not.
> 
> Martin
> 
> On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 2:12 PM, JumpStart <
> geoff.callender.jumpstart@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Same here, or use the MailChimp API.
>> 
>>> On 20 Feb 2018, at 8:29 pm, Bob Harner <bobharner@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> You might want to look at https://github.com/uklance/tapestry-offline
>> ...
>>> but really, email is such a different medium that I have always just used
>>> Velocity templates myself. You don't have to put the business logic in
>> the
>>> template if you don't want to.
>>> 
>>> On Feb 20, 2018 5:20 AM, "Coleman, JohnSteven (Agoda)" <
>>> JohnSteven.Coleman@agoda.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> On 2/20/18, 4:35 PM, "Dmitry Gusev" <dmitry.gusev@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>   Email received from outside the company. If in doubt don't click
>> links
>>>> nor open attachments!
>>>>   ________________________________
>>>> 
>>>>   Hi,
>>>> 
>>>>   I guess your answer is mostly about formatting HTML output using TML
>>>> markup?
>>>> 
>>>> Yes exactly. The template rendering technology is great in Tapestry, I
>>>> wish it could be abstracted for other applications.  I’ve been using
>>>> Freemarker and it sucks by comparison just like JSP sucked by blurring
>> code
>>>> and presentation into a new and unnecessary technology.
>>>> 
>>>> Perhaps the easiest thing would be to run a Tapestry App with an
>> embedded
>>>> Jetty instance, and just page request the content to copy into the
>> emails?
>>>> And another advantage is the web page could be linked to itself for a
>> click
>>>> this link to read mail online option? It wouldn’t surprise me if this
>> was
>>>> actually faster as well.
>>>> 
>>>> John
>>>> 
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