[Zope3-dev] Re: tal:define="..." considered harmful?

Tonico Strasser contact_tonico at yahoo.de
Mon Feb 13 07:49:32 EST 2006

Jean-Marc Orliaguet wrote:
> Tonico Strasser wrote:
>> Hi Jean-Marc!
>> I agree that a view should not be able to modify the data model. But I 
>> think tal:define is a must have :)
>> For example: I need tal:define to define names for generic macros:
>> <ul tal:define="list main_navigation">
>>   <li metal:use-macro="macros/li_repeat"/>
>> </ul>
>> The 'li_repeat' macro expects the name 'list'.

Hm. How else would you use the _same_ macro with different names in the 
same template?


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