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From "Rahul Akolkar" <rahul.akol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [unstandard] Picking through the datetime taglib
Date Tue, 24 Jul 2007 19:34:29 GMT
On 7/24/07, Kris Schneider <kris@directthought.com> wrote:
> On 7/23/07, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Here are the tags in the DateTime taglib:
> >
<snip/>
>
> > So the question becomes whether there is any value in the iterator
> > style tags. I don't see a lot. Any thoughts? I'm tempted to think
> > 'deprecate' for datetime and bring nothing into Unstandard.
>
> If I had to recreate the iterator functionality in one of my own apps,
> I think I'd be tempted to leverage EL functions instead of tags.
> Simply create a set of static utility methods to generate the
> collections and then use JSTL iteration. Regardless of how the
> functionality is implemented (tags or functions), the bigger question
> is whether or not it ought to be in Unstandard.
<snap/>

Correct, and I punted on that. What is the (new) scope of Unstandard?
Something more constrained than "anything thats somewhat useful but
not in JSTL"?

-Rahul


> I've never needed
> something like it myself, but as Rahul points out, I can see where it
> might come in handy.
>
> > Hen
>
> --
> Kris Schneider <mailto:kris@directThought.com>
> directThought  <http://www.directThought.com/>
>

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