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From Peter Royal <>
Subject Re: [RFI] Garbage
Date Thu, 19 Jun 2003 16:51:26 GMT
On Thursday, June 19, 2003, at 10:25  AM, Pier Fumagalli wrote:
> <ul>
>   #foreach {parameters}
>     <li>#{@name}: #{@value}</li>
>   #end
> </ul>
> Sorry if I like the latter :-)

i can't argue that isn't clean, concise syntax :)

> Basically, yes, I reinvented the wheel... I took two of the different
> approaches used in the Cocoon PetStore for the view (JXPath and 
> Velocity,
> which I liked better), added few bits of what Stefano said in his 
> "[RT] the
> quest for the perfect template language", consulted XQuery, but Scott 
> is a
> very bad driver and uses to many curly braces (and I go nuts), 
> shakered,
> added salt and pepper, built and climbed a tree, parsed the garden with
> JavaCC, and puff... Here comes out the trash...

It seems like your creation might be a good front-end for the alternate 
jelly syntax that was mentioned :)

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