Matt said:
> See comments below...
> > yeah, no offense intended to David Johnson, but that's a
> > really poor way to use Velocity.  it looks as though that
> > method is intended to spit out some HTML hardcoded into
> > whatever $macros is or some such thing.  the HTML shouldn't
> > come from the java, it should be in the template to begin
> > with, or at least defined the global Velocimacro library.
> > that way the code could just be:
> >
> > #showNavBar( true)
> >
> > anyway, i hope i'm not coming off too argumentative, it's
> > just that these are poor examples of using velocity.  i
> > wouldn't want people to get the wrong idea. :)
> As I am a committer on the Roller project - I'm curious to know what a
> better way of implementing this would be.  We do want Roller to be a
> best-practices examples - so any advice is appreciated!

Velocimacros are what you want.  you can create a specify a "library"
template of velocimacros in your that would be available
to all your templates.


this provides some nice encapsulation to avoid both hard-coding html or xml
or whatever and yet not have to copy-paste or retype the same stuff every

Nathan Bubna

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