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From Reinhard Poetz <reinh...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [RT] Attribute Driven Templates
Date Sun, 05 Dec 2004 13:30:24 GMT
Leszek Gawron wrote:
> Reinhard Poetz wrote:
> 
>> Leszek Gawron wrote:
>>
>>> Reinhard Poetz wrote:
>>>
>>>> But the Dreamweaver usecase is a valid one (It was me who started a 
>>>> discussion about this in May after attenting a Tapestry seminar at a 
>>>> conference) and so we should support it.
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Now, having them cohexist in the page smells like FS, though ;-)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Can't agree more.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> What would you do then if you started simple (with attributes) and 
>>> found out after a while (when the template is already quite big) that 
>>> you need a tag syntax in some places?
>>>
>>
>> Aren't they completly equivalent?
> 
> Yes they are (will/would be). Thing is you do not want them to coexist 
> in a single template.

Without a usecase where it makes really sense to support both ways, no.
(Think of the complaints about the two syntax for expression languages.)

-- 
Reinhard

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