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From Christoph.R...@dlr.de
Subject Re: What's in the future for Velocity?
Date Thu, 10 Oct 2002 11:07:35 GMT
Exaclty those two are the open issues I see:

+1 for enhnaced White space gobbling
+1 for multi line directives


Paul Smith wrote:
> Actually I've just thought of the one thing that does bug me, and I know has
> bugged others (wasn't paying attention to the previous threads but I
> remember there being a large # of posts about it) and that is:
> 
> White space gobbling (or lack there of).
> 
> We need something like what VB has when breaking a string over multiple
> lines ( &_ ).  Something that says to velocity "now, I _know_ there is a
> CR/LF following this, but just ignore it ok!"
> 
> cheers,
> 
> Paul
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Jacobson [mailto:martin_j@libero.it]
> Sent: Thursday, 10 October 2002 5:52 PM
> To: Velocity Users List
> Subject: Re: What's in the future for Velocity?
> 
> 
> Paul Smith wrote:
> 
> 
>>Hi All,
>>
>>Personally I can't think of many (if any) thing that I would want improved
>>in Velocity, but I'm just curious if the dev team (I assume it's not just
>>Geir?!) has anything cool in the works (or even ideas) for Velocity the
>>would like to share.  I know the goal  in Velocity is it's simplicity and
> 
> by
> 
>>adding more into it you defeat that goal, but just wondering.
>>
>>Thanks again for a great product.
>>
> 
> 
> 
> ... and in the same vein, is there a 'wish list' that we can contribute to?
> For instance, it would make my life easier if #macros could accept 
> variable numbers of arguments a la JavaScript, or, at least, interpret 
> missing arguments as null strings rather than throwing parse errors.
> 
> But, I have to agree with Paul that Velocity's minimalist design is a 
> major strength of the product, and I wouldn't want that to change!
> 
> Martin
> 
> 
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:) Christoph Reck


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