[stringtemplate-interest] Scala/Lift and stringTemplate...damned with faint praise

Terence Parr parrt at cs.usfca.edu
Tue May 20 14:09:12 PDT 2008

Heh, cool.  Yeah,Conditionals are potentially embedding logic but  
On May 20, 2008, at 2:02 PM, Trevor Griffiths wrote:

> Hi,
> You have probably already seen this from: http://liftweb.net/index.php/Lift_View_First
> First comment:
> "I think the best paper on the subject is Terrence Parr's work on
> StringTemplate."
> Followed a little further down by:
> "First, I rejected using StringTemplate (or something like it) because
> it introduced some programming into the templating mechanism and it
> would have taken a lot of work to make it XMLTemplate (and all of
> lift's templating is XHTML and makes use of Scala's excellent support
> of XML.)"
> I wonder how they plan on being able to conditionally include
> alternative chunks of content, etc.
> Anyway i thought it was interesting.
> Trev...
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