On 2010-10-12 19:40, Paul Everitt wrote:
> Hi all.  Before this floats out of my brain, I thought I'd write it down and 
> see what people think.
> In the past few months I've done a bit of client-side templating in jQuery, 
> first using John Resig's microtemplating:
>    http://ejohn.org/blog/javascript-micro-templating/
> ...as well as the just-announced-as-core templating:
> http://blog.jquery.com/2010/10/04/new-official-jquery-plugins-provide-templating-data-linking-and-globalization/
> I used these in KARL which uses Chameleon 1.1.1.  All was happy.
> I tried both today on a new project which uses Chameleon 1.2.13.  Chameleon 
> didn't like the syntax, which in one case looks like this:
>    <% some expression %>
> ....and in another:
>    ${somevar}
> In the first case, Chameleon refuses to parse the zpt because Expat tries to 
> interpret<% as a startTag.  In the second case...needless to say, it is 
> ironic that we have overlap in syntax.  I then tried wrapping a CDATA around 
> the block, but Chameleon happily plowed into the CDATA looking for stuff to 
> evaluate.

You can locally disable ${..} interpolation in chameleon:

<script type="text/javascript" meta:interpolation="false">

I use that all the time to prevent problems with $variable names in 


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