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  • To: "Michael Kay" <mike@saxonica.com>
  • Subject: Re: [xml-dev] xml xsl web architecture
  • From: "Peter Hunsberger" <peter.hunsberger@gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 13:46:25 -0600
  • Cc: "Anthony Ettinger" <aettinger@sdsualumni.org>, ElektonikaMail@tetro.net, xml-dev@lists.xml.org
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On 2/24/06, Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com> wrote:
> > XSLT is a Turing complete language.  By using it as your template
> > language you not only force everyone who designs for your site to
> > learn XSLT
> I think you're assuming you understand what you mean by a "template
> language", and you're assuming a particular model of web site development.
> My understanding of a template language is that you have a small number of
> people writing templates and a much larger number of people writing content.

Perhaps so.  However, IIRC, in the original post part of the issue was
to make sure it was easy to map the "templating language" back to HTML
(<para> to <p> was the example given). To me that sounds like a
language aimed at the content side of the shop, otherwise, why is it
even an issue?

Peter Hunsberger


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