On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 11:31 AM, Jorge Ortiz <jorge.or...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Huh?
>
> lift: snippet, surround, embed, ignore, comet, children, a, form, loc, and
> with-param are all built-in in liftTagProcessing. Yes, they're overrideable,
> but imo it'd be nicer if they were Just A Snippet, like, say, lift:msgs.


It's on my to-do list to do a little house cleaning in this area.


>
>
> lift:bind is just bad naming. it's not actually a directive, it's just what
> lift:surround looks for to bind at. should probably be called surround:bind
> or something with a different namespace.


Yeah... we should deprecate <lift:bind/> because it's not the same thing.
 Please open a defect on this for me.


>
>
> --j
>
> On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 1:26 PM, David Pollak <
> feeder.of.the.be...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Bob,
>> They are actually the same thing.  Lift's processing directives are simply
>> built-in snippets.  You can, if you dare, override their functionality. :-)
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> David
>>
>> On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 11:23 AM, bob <rbpas...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> if I see <lift:XXXX/>, it could mean one of two things: a directive,
>>> e.g., <lift:bind/> or <lift:surround/> or shorthand for a snippet, eg
>>> <lift:myClass> represents <lift:snippet type="MyClass">
>>>
>>> i guess I would like to see these disambiguated a shorthand for
>>> snippets that doesn't overlap with the directive namespace.
>>>
>>> some possible solutions:
>>>
>>> 1. <lift:bind/> would be the directive and <lift:.bind/> would be the
>>> snippet. please don't get hung up on my use of dot. it is only an
>>> example, and not an actual suggestion.
>>>
>>> 2. <lift:bind/> maps to a real class, not some internal code, much the
>>> way <lift:msgs/> maps to net.liftweb.builtin.snippets.Msgs  (thanks
>>> Jorge)
>>>
>>> 3. <lift:bind> is the directive, and <liftsnippet:bind> is the snippet
>>>
>>> comments?
>>>
>>> thanks, bob
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
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>>
>>
>
> >
>


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