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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: *preliminary* PHP generator committed
Date Wed, 28 Jun 2000 23:09:18 GMT
rubys@us.ibm.com wrote:
> 
> OK, I've committed to the cocoon-2 branch the beginnings of a PHP
> generator.  A suitably configured system will invoke the PHP binaries
> through JNI and the output of the page will be processed through the
> configured XML parser and placed into the pipeline for processing by such
> filters as XSLT.
> 
> This enables PHP developers to access the powers of Cocoon to separate
> their content, style, and logic without requiring them to write a single
> line of Java code.
> 
> To build, one needs to first build PHP as a servlet.  Then copy the
> resulting phpsrvlt.jar into xml-cocoon-lib and build cocoon.  Then copy
> both phpsrvlt.jar and cocoon.jar into Tomcat's lib directory, and add the
> php servlet DLL or shared library to your path/LD_LIBRARY_PATH.
> 
> To configure, simply add the following to your configuration
> 
>    <generator name="php"
>    class="org.apache.cocoon.generators.PhpGenerator"/>
> 
> ...and then use this generator in a process.
> 
> This has been developed using JDK 1.2.2 on Win2K with Tomcat, but should
> run on pretty much any OS supported by PHP and Java, any JDK 1.1 or better,
> and any servlet 2.0 or better engine.  You do need cocoon2 and PHP 4.0.1
> however, neither of which has been released.
> 
> Warning: what I have committed has only been tested to the point where it
> processes a simple "hello world" style page.  An example of known problems
> include error recovery - the default behavior of PHP is to insert an error
> message into the output stream.  While this default error message is valid
> HTML, it is not well formed XML; the result being that instead of seeing
> what you did wrong, you see a message about an unmatched <br> tag.
> 
> I expect to evolve this quickly and have the code ready for prime time by
> the O'Reilly Open Source conference in Monterey.

Holy shit, dude, this is _AWESOME_!!!

I love it, I love it, I love it, I love it..... :)

-- 
Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
                          able to give birth to a dancing star.
<stefano@apache.org>                             Friedrich Nietzsche
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