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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Feature question- expression in target if+unless
Date Tue, 12 Dec 2000 23:56:46 GMT
At 12:12  12/12/00 -0500, Jay Walters wrote:
>Has anybody brought up the question of providing support for expressions
>with properties in the if and unless attributes of the target tag?  I have
>some simple code to provide this which I'd be happy to pass along.

There has been a lot of discussion about this but generally the developers
do not want to see this added. The main reason is that it adds complexity
and opens the road to more complexity - things we want to avoid like the
plague ;)



| "Faced with the choice between changing one's mind, |
| and proving that there is no need to do so - almost |
| everyone gets busy on the proof."                   |
|              - John Kenneth Galbraith               |

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