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Item9385: INCLUDE should warn if pattern does not match

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Priority: Enhancement
Current State: Proposal Required
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Applies To: Engine
Component: INCLUDE
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Reported By: MichaelTempest
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Last Change By: GeorgeClark
%INCLUDE{"Thatweb.SomeTopic" pattern="foo(.*)bar"}% returns an empty string if the pattern does not match. (This is as far as I got with Item8903.)

Sometimes that is useful, but I think the default behaviour should be a warning. This could be controlled with the warn option. That would makes sense for warn="on" and warn="off", but I don't think using the warn option would make sense for a custom warning e.g. warn="I cannot do it Captain - $topic does not exist!"

This should not go into 1.1 because
  1. The spec is not clear, and
  2. I think a good implementation would involve changing the interface to the IncludeHandlers.

-- MichaelTempest - 24 Jul 2010

 

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Summary INCLUDE should warn if pattern does not match
ReportedBy MichaelTempest
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Component INCLUDE
Priority Enhancement
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Topic revision: r2 - 15 Oct 2013, GeorgeClark - This page was cached on 20 Jun 2019 - 07:35.

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