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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@4quarters.com>
Subject Re: POLL: null context attribute values
Date Thu, 15 Jan 2004 23:42:41 GMT

On Jan 15, 2004, at 6:35 PM, Serge Knystautas wrote:

> lloyd wrote:
>> 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?
>> i can't imagine why anyone would want the old (ie current) behavior...
>
> I would very much like $foo where foo is null to evaluate to "".  If 
> it's a toggle to address backwards compatibility, great... I just care 
> that I can do it. :)

rather than "$foo"?  you can do that with an event handler...

geir

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