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From Dominique Devienne <ddevie...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Scoped variables in macrodefs using entity includes.
Date Tue, 13 Sep 2005 21:25:00 GMT
Well, if you use Ant-Contrib's var and side-step property immutability
altogether the problem is moot then, no? In any case, there's no need
for entities. Easier on the eye to simply use an explicit prefix. Of
course one runs the risk of <c:var> overriding an existing 'real'
property, but any prefix specific enough, for example the macro name
limits this risk.

Another option is to use the <define> element added to <macrodef> by
Peter on Jose's proposal, which I re-discovered reading the code.
Generates a unique attribute name to be used in property names (and
references to these properties).

--DD

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