[el-spec users] [jsr341-experts] Re: The new EL 3.0 String concatenation operator &, how would that work in Facelets?
- From: Kin-man Chung <kinman.chung@...>
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- Subject: [el-spec users] [jsr341-experts] Re: The new EL 3.0 String concatenation operator &, how would that work in Facelets?
- Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2012 14:50:06 -0800
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Thanks for the feed back on EL 3.0.
EL has currently another xml special character, namely, <. How is this
handled in facelets?
Regardless, it seems prudent to pick another symbol for concatenation.
Consider the expression
which in EL means foo concatenate amp. Already I can see there may be
What does other EGs think about this?
I recall the other symbols we considered:
In any case, we should also allow the string "concat" as an operator,
like "eq" or "lt" etc.
On 02/15/12 08:31, Bauke Scholtz wrote:
I saw the proposal for the new EL 3.0 string concatenation operator &.
The idea is at its own great. However, since a XML special character
is been used, I wonder how it should be used in Facelets since that's
a XML based view technology which needs to go through a XML parser
first. I imagine that we'd need to escape the & as & everywhere.
This isn't very developer friendly. I'd suggest a different operator