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From Vadim Gritsenko <va...@reverycodes.com>
Subject Re: [RT] StringTemplate: The answer to our templating needs?
Date Fri, 29 Oct 2004 12:54:55 GMT
Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
> Leszek Gawron wrote:
> 
>>And if there are language constructs that are not possible to 
>>implement with JXPath and JavaBeans? And I am sure there are 
>>(I had some problems myself but shoot me in the head: I do 
>>not remember the exact cases). Should we be saying to users: 
>>"it does not work with JXPath, still it would with Jext, 
>>since we dropped jexl officialy you have to plug it back in yourself"?
>>
> 
> I suggest an "xpath based language" not JXPath :) Yes, I had some
> problems with JXPath as well, so I wouldn't use it but rather write an
> own implementation which isn't that difficult.

I remember it having bugs like #{0 != ''} evaluating to false, but is it a 
reason to reinvent the wheel? I'd rather prefer having common jxpath component 
shared among many projects than each project start implementing xpath-like syntaxes.

Vadim

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