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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 17:46:50 GMT
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.

>> 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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