[Catalyst] question from tutorial - does creating HTML in a controller using HTML::Widget violate MVC?

Michael Reece mreece at vinq.com
Wed Dec 6 17:14:15 GMT 2006

On Dec 5, 2006, at 6:06 PM, John Siracusa wrote:

> My stance has always been that I don't mind "code" in templates so  
> long as
> the sole purpose of that code is to layout and format the data.   
> IOW, a view
> should never retrieve, create, or modify data.  It should just move  
> around
> and format what it's been given.

what about implicit data retrieval via method calls on objects passed  
to templates?

	<% $thing->owner->name %>

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