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[whatwg] template element?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 11:24:10 +0200
Message-ID: <4108C23A.5010102@inkedblade.net>
Wrigley, Ave wrote:
> I agree - I have had the same reservations. How constrained do people
> feel about fitting the templating model into HTML syntax? Clearly, there
> are a number of well developed server side templating minilanguages that
> (deliberately) use a syntax that is orthogonal to the HMTL markup.
> Without opening too much of a can of worms ... are there any lessons to
> be learned / wheels left un-re-invented?
> 
> ps. my person preference at the moment is the perl Template Toolkit, but
> lets not make this a religious thing ;-)

Well, the point of putting it into HTML syntax is so that the repetition
can be executed client-side without depending on scripting support.

~fantasai

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