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From Nathan Bubna <nbu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Referencing a property which contains "." in its name
Date Wed, 09 Mar 2011 17:47:43 GMT
On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 9:46 AM, Nathan Bubna <nbubna@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 9:31 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 9 March 2011 17:16, Nathan Bubna <nbubna@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> You will have to put the context into itself and do $context.get('abcd.defg')
>>
>> OK, thanks, I wondered about using the context.
>>
>> However I cannot add the context to the context, because the context
>> is created somewhere deep in Maven.
>
> bummer.
>
>> It would be really useful though as a debugging aid.
>>
>> Would there be any point in enhancing the Velocity engine to
>> optionally self-add the context if e.g. a specific system property was
>> set?
>> Or perhaps via a properties file (not so useful with Maven, but
>> perhaps safer for other usages)?
>
> properties file is how pretty much everything else is configured.  but
> i see no reason that both couldn't be supported.

and yes, that would be a useful feature.  i like it.

>>> On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 9:03 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> If the context contains a property with the name abcd it can be
>>>> referenced as $abcd.
>>>>
>>>> I've checked the documentation, but cannot work out how to reference a
>>>> property with the name abcd.defg.
>>>>
>>>> Is this possible? If so, how?
>>>>
>>>> Using Velocity 1.5 (Maven site 2.2)
>>>>
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