[web-devel] Interpolation character in Julius
mxcantor at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 09:22:01 CET 2010
is that only with the new syntax thats on github or with julius thats on hackage? In other words, as of which version of hamlet?
On Dec 20, 2010, at 3:32 PM, Michael Snoyman wrote:
> Yes, we use the percent sign now.
> On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 8:45 AM, Max Cantor <mxcantor at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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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