# Re: [Repoze-dev] Predicates on routes vs views

```2009/10/22 Chris McDonough <chr...@plope.com>:
> Do we just need to change the path matching syntax instead to get your
> *.html case to work?  Is there another case for predicates?```
```
I think that in general, predicates make sense without the view on
<route>s. Is there anything in the way of letting them act upon