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From Nathan Bubna <nat...@esha.com>
Subject Re: POLL: null context attribute values
Date Thu, 15 Jan 2004 23:50:11 GMT
Geir Magnusson Jr said:
> On Jan 15, 2004, at 6:38 PM, Nathan Bubna wrote:
> > lloyd said:
> >> Nathan Bubna wrote:
> >>> personally, it might break the hacks i've used to get around this
> > "feature" in
> >>> the past.  that's ok with me, but i don't know about other people.
> >>>
> >>> again, i think it'd be best to have a velocity.properties setting 
> >>> that
> > toggles
> >>> this behavior.  just set the default to the old behavior, and then we
> > needn't
> >>> worry about BC.
> >>
> >> ...or just make it the toggle transitional - deprecate it for a
> >> following release of velocity?
> >
> > sure, i'd suggest we could remove the toggle in the next release where 
> > we put
> > aside BC concerns.  2.0 or whatever.
> >
> >> i can't imagine why anyone would want the old (ie current) behavior...
> >
> > well, then i've just barely got you beat there,
> > because i can imagine precisely one:  backwards compatibility! ;)
> >
> 
> I still wish I could recall the reason, because we had one.... :)

yeah, but obviously it wasn't that important. :)

Nathan Bubna
nathan@esha.com

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