[jbossseam-issues] [JBoss JIRA] Created: (JBSEAM-2471) add s:concat and s:range functions
Dan Allen (JIRA)
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Tue Jan 8 17:20:43 EST 2008
add s:concat and s:range functions
Project: JBoss Seam
Issue Type: Feature Request
Affects Versions: 2.0.1.CR1
Reporter: Dan Allen
Assigned To: Dan Allen
Fix For: 2.0.x
My #1 EL pet peeve is that there is no way to concatenate a string. This is like serious basic stuff and it is perfectly reasonable to want to perform this task in EL. I realize I could invent my own solution (and I have), but we want to sweep those common cases under the rug like what was done with the magic collection functions (size, isEmpty, etc).
How about s:concat('one', 'two')?
I am going to squeeze one more in here. I can't tell you the number of times I have needed to quickly create an iteration loop in the UI over a range of numbers, only to realize that there isn't an easy way aside from creating a component. Can we add an s:range() function that creates a collection on the fly?
This is somewhat of a precedence since the only two functions in s: right now are security related.
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