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From Nathan Bubna <nbu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: pairing help with some velocity additions
Date Thu, 23 Jun 2005 16:42:26 GMT
ditto.  i don't grok ContextAware or VelocityParser from the brief
descriptions.  i like to read code.  configurably throwing an
exception on bad method calls sounds useful for development.

On 6/23/05, Will Glass-Husain <wglass@forio.com> wrote:
> Hi Llewellyn,
> 
> Thanks for offering to contribute...
> 
> Best bet to is to submit the code via a bugzilla issue (either a patch or
> attached file) so that others in the community can take a look.  I'm not
> quite sure I understand ContextAware - I'd be interested in seeing it.
> 
> I like the idea of (configurably) throwing an exception on a bad method.
> How do others feel about this?
> 
> WILL
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Llewellyn Falco" <isidore@setgame.com>
> To: "Velocity Developers List" <velocity-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 3:08 AM
> Subject: Re: pairing help with some velocity additions
> 
> 
> > ok, so we have a few velocity tools that make life very nice, i would like
> > to add these in.
> >
> > ContextAware
> > this is a simple interface that allows you to merge and cascade
> > controllers.
> >
> > VelocityParser
> > with contextAware this allows for nice simple calls to merge templates in
> > different forms, with common context tools.
> >
> > then we have changes to the uberspect, which i believe should by default
> > be loaded in the dev core.
> > TestableUberspect - throws an exception when you try to call a context or
> > method that does not exist.
> > at least 99% of the time, if you call a method that does not exist, it is
> > a typo. this makes it very noticeable. of course this shouldn't go to the
> > deployment default, as it's best to fail silently if errors make it to
> > that side.
> >
> > Error messages tend to be incorrectly formed here.
> >
> > ....
> >
> >
> > Personally, i like velocity. Even gave a talk on it at my local JUG, but
> > if it is too grow then you will need developers to join and contribute.
> > Here you have one, who's just asking for a hand getting started...
> >
> >        Llewellyn.
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Daniel Rall" <dlr@finemaltcoding.com>
> > To: "Velocity Developers List" <velocity-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 10:41 AM
> > Subject: Re: pairing help with some velocity additions
> >
> >
> >> Llewellyn, you'll be more likely to get a response to this if you
> >> describe the type of changes you're interested in seeing to Velocity,
> >> and strike up a design discussion.  The regression test is a nice touch,
> >> though.
> >>
> >> On Wed, 2005-05-11 at 21:08 -0700, Llewellyn Falco wrote:
> >>>Hey there,
> >>>
> >>>    I have a few things I'd like to add to Velocity,
> >>>
> >>>    but having never done any code additions don't really have the time
> >>>to do it all right now, i do have a unit test prewritten to test the
> >>>things i want. and if someone wouldn't mind pairing with me for about
> >>>an hour and a half, i'm sure we could get everything done and committed
> >>>so others could have the benefits of the labor.
> >>>
> >>>    so anyone game?
> >>>    if your in san diego, we can do it in person, otherwise vnc and
> >>>skype works great.
> >>>
> >>>    I'll attach the unit test.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>    Llewellyn Falco
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