jastrachan | 15 Apr 09:55 2004
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Re: Builders :- CDATA / plain text / escape mechanism ?


On 15 Apr 2004, at 08:52, Paul Hammant wrote:
>> I guess there's no reason why we couldn't extend SwingBuilder (maybe 
>> a custom derivation) to add HTML-ish tags.
>>
>> body {
>>     p("Mary had a little lamb")
>> }
>>
> That's what I was trying to specifically avoid mandating. I think the 
> mixed content stuff would use the the 'p' builder methods though.
>
>> we're not great at mixed content as yet. So we might need to use a 
>> magic 'text' method to be able to do mixed content...
>>
>> body {
>>     p {
>>     text("Mary had a ")
>>     b("little")
>>     text(" lamb")
>>     }
>> }
>>
> Yeesh :-)

There's no reason why you couldn't just use XML/HTML markup for mixed 
content

p("Mary had a <b>little</b> lamb")

then you just need a little parser to render this somehow in Swing.

James
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