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From Brad Sisk <s...@prime-research.com>
Subject RE: Which versions of Velocity support HTML5?
Date Thu, 07 Feb 2013 13:39:56 GMT
Thanks.
________________________________________
From: Will Glass-Husain [wglasshusain@gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2013 8:57 PM
To: general@velocity.apache.org
Subject: Re: Which versions of Velocity support HTML5?

Suggest you try checking the Click docs, and if that seems like the likely
culprit, post a question on the Click mailing list.

WILL

On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 12:10 PM, Brad Sisk <sisk@prime-research.com> wrote:

> "My guess is that there is a different library in your code base which is
> using Velocity that is interpreting the HTML.":
>
> you are correct, sir ---- note that in my Post, I wrote:  "we use click
> which has the Velocity library bundled within it". It is velocity bundled
> inside Click, unfortunately.
>
> Once again, I didnt write this piece. I just maintain it.
> ________________________________________
> From: Will Glass-Husain [wglasshusain@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2013 2:58 PM
> To: general@velocity.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Which versions of Velocity support HTML5?
>
> My guess is that there is a different library in your code base which is
> using Velocity that is interpreting the HTML.
>
> Velocity is almost completely agnostic about the content of the file it is
> processing.  (There's a few issues around escaping identifiers which start
> with $ or #).
>
> Could it be Click?  (I'm not familiar enough with it to comment).
>
> WILL
>
> On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 9:42 AM, Nathan Bubna <nbubna@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Good grief.  Search the codebase.  Nowhere in it will you find those
> > "Velocity exception" messages.
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 9:02 AM, Brad Sisk <sisk@prime-research.com>
> wrote:
> > > Thanks for answering, Nathan.
> > >
> > > I am sure you Think Velocity supports HTML5 tags.  But have you every
> > actually tested that?
> > >
> > > In fact, older versions of Velocity do not.  I Have tested.
> > >
> > > Velocity throws a Velocity exception:  "the <canvas> tag is not
> > recognized"  or "<video> is not recognized".
> > >
> > > This occurs when you set the HTML doctype for HTML5 and add nothing
> else
> > but a canvas or a video tag.
> > >
> > > In a previously working VM template.
> > >
> > > However, the same HTML renders fine in any browser.
> > > ________________________________________
> > > From: Nathan Bubna [nbubna@gmail.com]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2013 11:57 AM
> > > To: general
> > > Subject: Re: Which versions of Velocity support HTML5?
> > >
> > > All versions of Velocity support all versions of HTML, and every other
> > > text format out there.
> > >
> > > Velocity is a general purpose template engine for processing any and
> > > all text content.  It neither knows nor cares what HTML tags you have
> > > in your templates.  Perhaps Click is throwing exceptions about HTML5
> > > tags, though i doubt that too.  Perhaps you could share one of these
> > > exceptions you are getting?
> > >
> > > On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 8:43 AM, Brad Sisk <sisk@prime-research.com>
> > wrote:
> > >> Our software uses Velocity, as it is bundled inside the Apache Click
> > library. This software was written years ago by someone else--I maintain
> it
> > now.
> > >>
> > >> We've discovered that the VelocityEngine throws Exceptions whenever it
> > encounters HTML5 tags, like <canvas> or <video> , inside a VM template.
> > >>
> > >> So we need to upgrade our Velocity version (to allow HTML5 tags).
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> Which versions of the Velocity library can handle HTML5 tags (no
> > Exceptions)? I need version numbers here.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> Which versions of Click contain a version of Velocity which can handle
> > HTML5 tags?
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> I have already tried and elimiated Click2.3, it does not.
> > >
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