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Thomas von Eyben
Date:
April 15, 2019 09:28
Subject:
Re: proper use of TEMPLATE
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CAC4wA2xR8HqNVApSt1baK6p9qJJfb9wLUdO8L5sFvtpBGaJeqg@mail.gmail.com
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On Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 6:23 PM Rick T <perl@reason.net> wrote:

> I’m sure this is a “newbie question,” but I am only a shade above that
> status and would appreciate some clarification.
>
> I have
>
> use TEMPLATE
>
> in my code to control whether the attribute
>
> selected
>
> appears with one of the < options> of the list following <select> in my
> served html document. Here’s one line from that list
>
> <option value="1" [% bool_full_selected %]> Full Course (1 credit)</option>
>
> My code can easily replace the correct var with ‘selected’ and the other
> vars on the list with a blank. But what should that blank be?
>
> Should I make it an empty string, a space, undef, or something else? I can
> try them out to see what will work (perhaps all will work), but I want to
> know what is considered best practice and why.
>
> Perhaps there’s even a whole better way to approach this! I will be
> grateful to chew over any and all comments you experienced people send me.
> Thanks!
>
> Rick Triplett
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