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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Referencing a property which contains "." in its name
Date Wed, 09 Mar 2011 18:22:17 GMT
On 9 March 2011 17:47, Nathan Bubna <nbubna@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Yes, I'll create a suggestion to enable it.

>>
>>> 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.

VELOCITY-799

>>>> 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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