[web-devel] Interpolation character in Julius
mxcantor at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 07:45:32 CET 2010
Did you ever make a decision about this? Will the new hamlet syntax affect this?
On Aug 24, 2010, at 2:12 AM, Michael Snoyman wrote:
> Hamlet, Cassius and (currently) Julius all use a consistent set of characters for interpolation. The dollar sign ($) is for plain scalars, the at sign (@) is for URLs and the caret (^) is for embedding other templates (mixins in the case of Cassius). I like this consistency.
> you have to use a double dollar sign to achieve escaping, namely:
> So the questions to the list are:
> * Is it worth trading consistency for a better choice of interpolation character?
> * If so, what would be a more optimal interpolation character? I think percent sign (%) might be acceptable.
> Interpolation is not as important in Julius as it is in Hamlet, so I'm beginning to lean towards replacing the character.
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