[ic] include interpolation

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Mon Dec 6 14:14:07 UTC 2010

On 12/06/2010 02:57 PM, Paul Jordan wrote:
>> From: racke at linuxia.de
>> To: interchange-users at icdevgroup.org
>> On 12/06/2010 02:40 PM, Paul Jordan wrote:
>>> In line with my last barrage of emails regarding interpolation... Can
>>> someone say if it is possible that the interpolation setting (while
>>> correct in the code) may have been showing as opposite in the docs?
>>> http://docs.icdevgroup.org/cgi-bin/online/tags/include.html
>>> That would be backwards correct?
>>> I'm interested in knowing about the rest of the docs because, while
>>> after discussing it on list I came to find out that I understood things
>>> to operate slightly differently (technically), but in practice would
>>> have vivified in line.
>>> I believe I understood things to operate differently because I
>>> explicitly remember seeing "interpolate" listed as "yes" almost every
>>> single time I looked a the docs (circa 2001 - 2003) - and now as you
>>> know, I am finding the opposite showing in the docs.
>>> I guess I am really wondering if I am losing my mind - only because the
>>> memories of seeing that are so vivid... almost as vivid as when I
>>> travelled to Mars with my Velluptian space wife.
>>> Uh ohhh...
>> Interpolating can only be true for usertags with a body (otherwise there
>> is simply nothing to interpolate).
>> Of course the contents of the file are interpolated.
>> The documentation for [include] could be confusing, so maybe you or someone
>> else can come up with a better text?
>> Regards
>> Racke
> So you are saying "interpolate" defaults to NO on include - that really would confuse me...

"interpolate" decides whether the *tag body* is interpolated before passed to the tag.
"reparse" decides whether the tag output is reparsed.

> Says No:
> http://docs.icdevgroup.org/cgi-bin/online/tags/include.html

IMHO Correct.

> Says Yes:
> http://www.interchange.rtfm.info/icdocs/tags/include.html

Interpolate has a different meaning in RTFM docs and the ICDEVGROUP has no control over them.

> Surely one of those has to be wrong - and I am only referring to the doc itself, not the tag or how it is works.

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