On 13.05.2010, at 05:04, Cameron Junge wrote: > > I was thinking recently that it'd be quite nice to allow PHPTAL_TALES > to be objects, with all the goodness of objects. > > By this I mean: > * self contained - a TALE and supporting functions are encapsulated; > * can be hinted - ie. could hint that a TALE is already structured, so > don't need to use the "structure" modifier > * inheritance - a TALE could be extended to modify it's output > behavior, but share core functionality > * other possibilities > > I'm not sure how feasible this is, but I thought I'd throw it out > there & see if anyone else had any ideas on this. > > I don't know if it'd be difficult to implement, just seemed like a > nice feature for PHPTAL.
Yes, that is a good idea. Ideally I'd like PHPTAL to generate abstract syntax tree rather than PHP source directly, which would allow unescaped TALES and optimisations of generated code. This is however a big change, so I'm refactoring code gradually to make it possible. You're welcome to join and help! -- regards, Kornel _______________________________________________ PHPTAL mailing list PHPTAL@lists.motion-twin.com http://lists.motion-twin.com/mailman/listinfo/phptal