On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 4:13 PM, Douglas F Shearer <douga...@gmail.com>wrote:

>
> I've found the solution to this. It seems that for some reason I
> needed to provide the return type on the posts method, as so:
>
> def posts(html: NodeSeq): NodeSeq = {
> ...
>
> Odd it should fail in such a manner without it, I would expect the
> return type to be inferred by the compiler, or an error given.


The type inferencer determines the type to be List[Node].  Lift's convention
is that it looks for NodeSeq (it's hard to do pattern matching on List[Node]
because of type erasure) so you have to explicitly define the return type.


>
>
> Thanks.
>
> On Apr 8, 9:10 pm, Douglas F Shearer <douga...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi there.
> >
> > I'm having issues with a simple snippets example.
> >
> > The error, view and template can be seen here:
> http://gist.github.com/91971
> >
> > I'm sure it's a trivial issue, my code seems identical to the example
> > given in the Getting Started PDF.
> >
> > Help is much appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Douglas F Shearer
> > douga...@gmail.comhttp://douglasfshearer.com
>
> >
>


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