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From Geir Magnusson Jr <ge...@optonline.net>
Subject Re: What's in the future for Velocity?
Date Thu, 10 Oct 2002 21:01:39 GMT
On 10/10/02 7:07 AM, "Christoph.Reck@dlr.de" <Christoph.Reck@dlr.de> wrote:

> Exaclty those two are the open issues I see:
> 
> +1 for enhnaced White space gobbling

I'm just too exhausted to even address this :)


> +1 for multi line directives

I have that code somewhere.  I'll shove it in.
 
> 
> 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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