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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: Perfect template language
Date Fri, 04 Apr 2003 11:11:38 GMT
Matt Sergeant wrote:
> Saw your thread on cocoon-dev. Have you ever checked out TAL [1] from 
> the Zope project? It makes things a *lot* easier for page designers - 
> they just add attributes to where the dynamic output goes, and their 
> design can contain mock-ups of what it should look like. Works nicely 
> with round-trip edits. We're going to add support for it in the next 
> release of AxKit (there's a perl module that does TAL). The only 
> downside is that the current implementation outputs a string rather than 
> SAX/DOM, but I'm pretty sure I can fix that.
> Anyway, just thought I'd mention it in case you hadn't seen it before.
> [1]

Thanks Matt, no, I didn't know about TAL and it's definately worth reading.

round-trip-friendly templating is definately a good thing and worth keep 
in mind.

Thanks for the headup.


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