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From Christopher Oliver <res1c...@verizon.net>
Subject Re: [RFI] Garbage
Date Sat, 21 Jun 2003 17:51:18 GMT
I completely agree.

Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

>on 6/19/03 8:23 AM Peter Royal wrote:
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>>On Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at 05:53  PM, Pier Fumagalli wrote:
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>>>Unless I'm not mistaken, the above example template is _NOT_ a well 
>>>formed
>>>XML document! :-) :-)
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>>>
>>Of course! I guess it was more of a, "why (nearly) re-invent the 
>>wheel".. But obviously it was to escape the XML syntax :)
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>
>Yes. remember when I made a pretty long list of all the template
>technologies with respect to SAX pipelines? the result was that the
>closest to optimal was a reduced set of XSLT but without XML verbosity.
>
>Well, this is exactly what Pier is doing: the perfect template language
>for cocoon. SAX emitting (thus better than Velocity for us), simple
>iterative and variable expansion constructs (thus better than XSLT which
>adds a bunch of things), code syntax (reduced verbosity and markup
>orthogonalization), focused on one thing (thus possible to optimize and
>cache).
>
>I welcome this effort with great happyness.
>
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